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4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
2604631904 https://islandfordadventures.com

March 2020

Navigating with Map and Compass

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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$30

Learn to read and interpret a topographic map and to use a compass in order to “stay found” in the forest. This class is designed with the beginner in mind. You will receive instruction and practice the following skills: Reading the information provided on a map, understanding contour lines, measuring distance using map scale, parts of a compass, orienting a map with a compass, taking a bearing and following a bearing. This class is beneficial for anyone who spends time…

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Computer and Smartphone Navigation Tools

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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$30

The purpose of this class is to learn to use the computer-based program, CalTopo to plan routes and create custom maps. Then, you will learn to upload those maps onto your phone using the app, Avenza Maps. This will allow you to track your real time location on the custom map you created even while your phone is on Airplane mode. Never wonder where you are again…...while you have have a charge on your phone. Note: The Navigation with Map…

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Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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$30

This is an introduction to the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Even if you have a basic understanding of the concept of Leave No Trace, this workshop will provide a deeper understanding of recreational-related impacts and how Leave No Trace skills and ethics can help protect the outdoor places we love. This workshop will be experiential, fast-paced and have tips for a variety of outdoor users: hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers, backpackers, etc.

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April 2020

Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Backcountry Cooking

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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$30

This class will have your mouth watering. Learn how to prepare delicious meals and desserts in the backcountry. Also learn safe stove operation, and clean up procedures that following Leave No Trace guidelines. All materials and ingredients are provided. Just bring an appetite. Students help prepare and eat the dishes made in this class!

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Women’s Backpacking Weekend Workshop and Trip

April 17 - April 19
Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking workshop for all ages and all fitness levels. This workshop and backpacking trip is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Island Ford Adventures, 4703 Island Ford Rd
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
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An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class…

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