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The 2nd Annual Wheelers Overland Adventure will be much bigger than year 1!  Thanks to all the participants who came out, the sponsors are looking to do it better!  

This three (3) night three (3) day overland camping and wheeling event will now cover you and your family (up to 4 visitors per vehicle) for camping and park access.  As always we are family friendly and pets are welcome! (we even have classes about them)

2018 Wheelers Overland Adventure

OVERLAND CLASSES    

GPS N40 45.8597 W76 32.6404

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Our events are only as special as those we have met on this amazing

expedition. Thank you to our sponsors and fellow wheelers !

Overland Trip Planning and Leading the Adventure - Ridgeback Guide Services
How to organizing an overland adventure where you will be ‘off the grid’.  This class will include preparation and pointers for trail leadership while off roading.



Fishing 101 - Princeton Tec 
Types of Fishing & Intro to Equipment
Regional Fish Species & Basic Ecology
Gear Suggestions & Safety
Best Practices


Navigation 101 - US Nomads
This class will cover the basic concepts of navigation, introducing map and compass use in coordination with GPS. Participants will learn:

  • How to read a topo map and understand what the symbols mean in a 3D world
  • How to read lat/long coordinates and plot points on a map
  • How to use a magnetic compass to determine position and find basic heading directions
  • How to orient the map to the ground and follow a heading on backcountry terrain (basic dead reckoning concepts, handrails and backstops) without reference to GPS, on foot and as applied to vehicle based movement
  • Differences between GPS use onroad and offroad, and an introduction to coordinating paper maps with GPS for route planning
  • Basic concepts of routing using topo maps (digital and/or paper)



Expedition Photography 101 - Joseph Gorgol Photography
Learn the basics of outdoor expedition photography using your cell phone! With an emphasis on:

  • Composition
  • Perspective (placement / posing / vehicles and environment
  • Utilization of available lighting
  • Editing using existing digital tools and available free apps.



Navigation 201USNomads
This c
lass will pick up where 101 left off with a focus on planning routes and mapping, and the real-world complications of following a route. Participants will be introduced to:

  • ​How to plot and measure heading/distance on a paper map and using a digital map interface
  • How to work between different formats of lat/long coordinates
  • How to coordinate map “datums” between paper maps and GPS
  • How to plot waypoints and make a route when given precise coordinates
  • How to plan and plot a route when just given a target destination
  • How to review terrain for complex route planning
  • Techniques for driving the route in the real world (distance measures, offsets, and following the topography)
  • How to identify their exact position in the field by reference to terrain features (principles of triangulation and using a compass for sighting)




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