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Camp Dawson Land Navigation Courses


Briery Mountain Land Navigation Course           Briery Mountain Land Nav Map
  • Location:   3.5 miles from the cantonment area (Start Point, PD 15986172)
  • Driving distance from post:  6 miles / 20 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  3.5 miles/ 52 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Difficulty: Moderate to Advanced
  • # of Points: 26

 

 

 

Goldmine Land Navigation Course                        Goldmine Land Nav Map

  • Location:   Goldmine Training Area, 7.5 miles from the cantonment area (Starting Point, PD 14866045)
  • Driving distance from post:  7.5 miles / 25 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  5 miles/ 75 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Difficulty:  Advanced
  • # of Points: 17
  • Land Navigation Course has points in all training areas.  Co-usage must be coordinated with Range Control.
  • Terrain is mountainous, rocky, and wooded
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

 

 

 

Pringle Tract Land Navigation Course                 Pringle Tract Land Nav Map

  • Location:   Pringle Tract, 5 miles from the cantonment area (Starting Point, PD 11356289)
  • Driving distance from post:  5 miles / 10 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  3.2 miles/ 1 hour (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • # of Points: 21
  • Land Navigation Course has points in all training areas.  Co-usage must be coordinated with Range Control.
  • Training area contains cliffs, rocks and dense vegetation in some areas.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

 

 

 

Volkstone Land Navigation Course            Volkstone Land Nav Map

  • Location:   Volkstone Training Area, 3 miles from the cantonment area (Starting Point, PD 14076757)
  • Driving distance from post:  3 miles / 5 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  3 miles/ 30 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Difficulty:  Basic
  • # of Points: 17
  • Land Navigation Course has points in all training areas.  Co-usage must be coordinated with Range Control.
  • Old silos, environmental, Route 72
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

 

 

 

Whitehair Land Navigation Course             Whitehair Land Nav Map

  • Location:   Whitehair Training Area, 4 miles from the cantonment area (Starting Point, PD 19366765)
  • Driving distance from post:  4 miles / 15 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  N/A
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Difficulty:  Advanced
  • # of Points: 20
  • Land Navigation Course has points in all training areas.  Co-usage must be coordinated with Range Control.
  • Terrain is mountainous, rocky, and wooded
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

 

 

 

Camp Dawson Compass Course            

  • Location:   Camp Dawson Cantonment area

COMPASS COURSE IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF COMMISSION DUE TO CONSTRUCTION ON POST

Supporting Information

Hospital Strip Map

Keys for all Land Navigation Courses are available through Range Control


Points of Contact

Range Operations:           304-791-4070   ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-range-control@mail.mil
Post Operations:               304-791-4183    ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-op-center@mail.mil
Environmental:                304-791-4135