Author Tom Renfrew, an expert orienteer and a top instructor in the U.K. for more than 20 years, is an enthusiastic and insightful teacher. He covers basic map reading, compass skills, completing a course, and what to do if lost. The richly illustrated book features 70 colorful maps, drawings, and photos that show beginners how to get started and that help more experienced orienteers assess and hone their skills.
Readers will also learn:
- how to select proper equipment,
Orienteering provides a sample course with detailed instructions for choosing the best route, and the book includes self-tests for determining skill knowledge and course readiness.
After mastering the basic techniques of orienteering, participants will be able to:
- sharpen outdoor skills and improve fitness;
This book is part of the Outdoor Pursuits Series from Human Kinetics. Like all the books in the series, Orienteering emphasizes safety, environmental responsibility, and--most of all--the fun of outdoor activity!