Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation

Finding your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter, & GPS

Book - 2004
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A classic handbook for learning to navigate--extensively updated to include the newest trends and devices. *GPS chapter completely updated to reflect newer models and features of 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 navigation Proceed with confidence when heading off-road or off-trail with the 2nd 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.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 2004
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0898869536
Branch Call Number: 796.58 BUR 2004
Characteristics: 141 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Burns, Mike 1970-


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