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

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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 or Malibu Creek State Park to take part in games and exercises that develop navigational skills such as orienting a map without a compass, triangulating, and 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.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “the hike was a lot of fun...good group...very well coordinated. Learnt a lot about backpacking..good equipment..”

  • “Great adventure! The guide (Daniel I think) was awesome!”

  • “AWESOME!!!! These guys are the best. The end. ”


  1. 1

    Malibu Creek State Park

    1925 Las Virgenes Rd.

    Calabasas, California 91302

    323-522-5046

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  2. 2

    Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

    15000 Skyline Blvd.

    Los Gatos, California 95033

    650-557-4893

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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. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required; subject to availability. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. May not schedule until 3 days after feature date. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Must be 10 or older. Not valid with any other promotion or discounts. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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