Date(s) - March 25, 2017
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Orienteering Workshop at Blueridge Summit Retreat – with special guest instructor, Nick Eberling
The workshop will include:
Stride length and pace
Earth and sun bearings
Collective landmark guidance and more….
We will establish bearings for various places on the property for practice
We will finally enjoy a brief period of cross country bush whacking together 🙂
Nick Eberling recently completed two years of service with the USAF Thunderbirds. He flew Opposing Solo his first year and Lead Solo his second year. Nick served almost a year in Afghanistan between his two deployments there. He flew the F15E for seven years including a tour as an instructor pilot.
Nick’s exposure to orienteering includes his comprehensive training through SERE (Survival, Escape, Resistance and Evasion).
He loves being in nature and is passionate about hiking, backpacking and camping with his wife and daughter. Nick loves to work out and regularly practices mindfulness meditation and journaling as an anchor for integrating body, mind and soul. He completed the Iron Man in St. George, Utah just after his last deployment. Nick is now an employee of Delta Airlines.
Cathy lives at Blueridge Summit Retreat with her husband David. She teaches Mindful Hatha Yoga (RYT 200), is a mindfulness instructor and a Virginia Master Naturalist. She is also Nick’s proud mother-in-law.