Navigation and Orienteering Class for One or Two from Treks and Tracks (Up to 58% Off)

Agoura Hills-Malibu, Calabasas & 1 more location

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The road less traveled is often the more fulfilling one, especially when it bypasses Robert Frost's tiger pits. Diverge from a rote route with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $49 for a navigation and orienteering class for one (a $105 value)
  • $89 for a navigation and orienteering class for two (a $210 value)

The navigation class teaches students how to use a compass and map to learn where they are and find their way through the wild. Groups meet at the Monte Bello Open Space Preserve and take part in a variety of games and exercises that develop navigation skills, from orienting a map without a compass to triangulating to determining the difference between magnetic and true north.

Treks and Tracks

Surrounded by craggy peaks, three men in bright-red helmets stand in the midst of wilderness, surveying the mountains around them as their group of hikers break for a snack on the rocky ground. This interface with the majesty of nature is all in a day's work for this trio of adventurers—Paul Mangasarian and Jakob and Daniel Laggner. Still, their passion for open-air exploration grows with each expedition they lead. Paul, Jakob, and Daniel cofounded Treks and Tracks with the dream of orchestrating excursions into nature that combine ancient means of travel—such as sailing, horseback riding, and hitchhiking on a centaur—with modern sports ranging from surfing to rock climbing. Though they focus on introducing novice outdoorsfolk to unspoiled wilderness around the world, Treks and Tracks' cofounders also strive to leave the awe-inspiring surroundings they visit as pristine as they found them by rigorously upholding practices of environmental stewardship on each expedition.

Reviews

Overall, great instructor and great experience.

Cat P., Yelp, 1/19/12

It's an incredible workout and a great group-building exercise to do with friends/co-workers.

Kimiko T., Yelp, 6/17/12
  1. A

    Malibu Creek State Park

    1925 Las Virgenes Road

    Calabasas, California 91302

    818-880-0367

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  2. B

    Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

    22376 Skyline Blvd

    La Honda, California 94020

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In a Nutshell

Outdoor guides teach essential navigation techniques, such as triangulating locations or orienting a map without a compass

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. May not schedule until 6/1/13. Online reservation required; subject to availability. Must be 10 years of age or older. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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All Locations

  • Malibu Creek State Park

    1925 Las Virgenes Road

    Calabasas, California 91302

  • Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

    22376 Skyline Blvd

    La Honda, California 94020

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