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                        Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & Gps (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics) (English Edition)
            GPS Chapter Completely Updated To Reflect Newer Models And Features Of GPS Receivers Now Available Expanded To Include A Section On Routefinding On Glaciers, Along With Additional Information On Changing Declination Extensive Illustrated Examples Of Orientation And Wilderness NavigationProceed With Confidence When Heading Off Road Or Off Trail With The Second Edition Of Wilderness Navigation Whether You Are Climbing A Glacier, Orienteering In The Backcountry, Or On An Easy Day Hike, Mike And Bob Burns Cover All The Latest Technology And Time Tested Methods To Help You Learn To Navigate From How To Read A Map To Compasses And Geomagnetism.Bob Burns Is A Long Time Member Of The Mountaineers He Has Taught Classes In The Use Of Map And Compass Since The Late 1970s Mike Burns Is An Avid Climber He Has Instructed Climbing And Navigation Classes, And Written Articles For Climbing Magazine.Part Of The The Mountaineers Outdoor Basics Series Created For Beginning To Intermediate Enthusiasts, This Series Includes Everything Anyone Would Need To Know About Staying Safe And Having Fun In The Backcountry.

5 thoughts on “ Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & Gps (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics) (English Edition)

  1. John in Eugene John in Eugene says:

    Very good guide book to have for finding your way in the forest under difficult times Good suggestions on how to avoid getting lost The compass on the book cover is also the best model to use on a trail or map I have six different compasses and Brunton 15TDCL is a great compass.Be sure to also have a GPS and cell phone be prepared for some unexpected event Don t expect on having the cell

  2. Casey Casey says:

    This book is meant for beginners Lets face it, everybody has to start somewhere As a novice I didn t want a book that was 400 pages breaking down every last detail about using maps and compasses This book is actually quite good It s well written and easy to understand For 10 dollars you re not going to get extremely high resolution maps and perfect quality pictures, otherwise it s no long

  3. Chaotic Chaotic says:

    This guide is very thorough and i really like that it covers all of the basics along with advanced techniques such as magnetic declination and such I m no expert on map and compass reading, and I think with enough time I can get than proficient at it with this guide Some things are difficult to understand at first, but after re reading sections a few times I can understand the concept I

  4. Ati T Tislerics Ati T Tislerics says:

    After reviewing several others, I selected this book for an introductory navigation class I organize It s very good for beginners Quick, easy reading, with concise, clear explanations The biggest fault I could find is that map reading interpreting contour lines could be covered thoroughly There s no large map like some other books have, but an appendix with practice problems is an unusual

  5. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    I needed to learn how to use my new compasses This book covered the needed information to help me become knowledgeable and proficient with the compass and the updates in navigation, and compass use Thanks.

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