Wilderness Navigation

CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and ...

Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation

CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook: • Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, “skills check” mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end • Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers • Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings) • Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a “smart” phones (along with a description of their limitations) • Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques • Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information

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Wilderness Navigation
Language: un
Pages: 176
Authors: Bob Burns, Mike Burns
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-24 - Publisher: Mountaineers Books

CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the
NOLS Wilderness Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Darran Wells
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Stackpole Books

The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness Covers all navigational techniques, from map and compass to GPS and gives instructions on taking bearings and planning routes on USGS maps Up-to-date information on tools, equipment, and software For wilderness travelers, good navigation ability can
Wilderness Navigation Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Fred Touche, Anne Price
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Touche Publishing

Designed for both land and water use, this comprehensive guide helps unlock the complexity of map and chart reading as it relates to navigation. Beginning with detailed technical descriptions of the tools of navigation—a compass, an altimeter, a GPS system, and a sextant—this handbook shows how to use these tools
Wilderness Navigation
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Bob Burns, Mike Burns
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

* 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 navigation Proceed with confidence when heading off-road or off-trail
Essential Wilderness Navigation
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Craig Caudill, Tracy Trimble
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-09 - Publisher: Page Street Publishing

All the Skills You Need to Navigate Unfamiliar Terrain In this must-have guide, top wilderness trainer and author Craig Caudill partners with fellow wilderness instructor Tracy Trimble to help you find your way in nature—no matter the tools you have on hand. Using real-life stories of wilderness navigation successes—and cautionary

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