How to Make Maps Webinar with Hike and Draw

Learn the basics of map making & navigation from professional guides & test your skills in nature with artist and wilderness guide, James Sisti.


How to Make Maps

This workshop is a collaboration between Hike And Draw & the Trail Conference. Half of the proceeds for this workshop will benefit the Trail Conference.

"The Trail Conference’s passion is creating great trail experiences. Our 2,000-plus volunteers build, maintain, and protect trails and steward parklands because we believe everyone who seeks the outdoors should have the opportunity to connect with nature."

Workshop Duration: 90 Minutes

  • Learn the different types of maps and their uses
  • Learn how to use a compass
  • Learn how to create a custom map to fit your hiking needs

Start time: 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)

This workshop will be recorded for those who can not make the live event due to time zone differences. If you do not wish to be recorded during the live event, simply turn off the camera on your device.

Instructor: James S. Sisti

What You Need

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  • Pencil or Color Pencils
  • Kneadable Eraser
  • Scrap paper
  • One sheet of graph paper

Optional Supplies:

  • Ruler
  • Baseplate Compass (if you have one)

Please Note: This class is accessible from any web device, however, a device with a larger screen such as a tablet or PC will make for a better experience.

What's Included:

Every ticket type includes admission to the live workshop, a recording of the workshop, and downloadable lesson packet. You do not need to attend the live workshop to receive a recording and lesson packet.

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January 20th, 2022 from  7:00 PM to  8:30 PM
United States
Additional workshop information
Level Beginner
Coordinator Heather Darley
Instructor James Sisti
For more information, contact... [email protected]