Mt. Chase Map & Compass - Women’s Skills Weekend

 

Map & Compass - Women's Skills Weekend

September 14th - 16th, 2018

$325 pp. shared room / $375 pp. private room
Rate includes two nights of lodging and meals

Wish you were more confident getting around with the pre-GPS technology known as “Map & Compass?” Wish you were one of those gals who knew how to use a map and compass at all? Are you a total novice with these things but haven’t had a good opportunity to learn without getting yourself hopelessly lost? Well, grab some girlfriends, pack the car, and meet us at Mt. Chase Lodge for a weekend of delicious food, map & compass skills, and the opportunity to learn in a no-stress environment.

Included in the weekend rate are two nights of lodging & campfire time, hands-on experience,  two dinners, two ample breakfasts, two lunches, and lots of laughs. NO COMPASS SKILLS NECESSARY - INTENDED FOR ACTUAL BEGINNERS!

Please bring an orienteering or baseplate compass (click here to purchase), a USGS Quadrangle of your favorite place to play (click here to purchase), adequate footwear and clothing to be comfortable walking up a mountain, and your willingness to try! Sample Itinerary (actual times/activities dependent on weather)

Friday, 9/14:
5:00 - 6:30 pm: Arrive at Lodge, check in, settle in.
6:30 - 8:00 pm: Fantastic Dinner with other lodge guests & local diners
8:30 - 9:15 pm: Campfire & Orientation talk

Saturday, 9/15:
6:00 - 7:00 am: Morning Flow yoga practice (optional - sleeping is important, too!)
7:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast in main lodge building
9:00 - 10:00 am: Getting our Bearings (skills time)
10:00 -11:00 am: Decli-what? Adjusting to the Real World
11:30 - 5:30 pm: Depart for Mt. Chase Hike & Practice
6:00 - 6:30 pm: Free time at Mt. Chase Lodge
6:30 - 8:00 pm: Revisit that fantastic dinner. . .
8:00 - 9:00 pm: Mt. Chase Hike Re-cap (Lounge & learn)

Sunday, 9/16:
6:00 - 7:00 am: Morning Yoga practice (optional - sleeping is important, too!)
7:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast in main lodge building
9:00 - 10:00 am: Plot a Course Practical Skills at the lodge
10:30 - 12:00 pm: Group Adventure Hunt
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lakeside Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 pm: Check out & set sights for home

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