Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS

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Mountaineers, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 125 pages
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So, ah... where do you think we are? While you may never have asked this question, there are thousands who have. Wilderness Navigation is the concise, focused and affordable answer to that question. Based on their experience helping to revise the navigation section of the best-selling climbing textbook, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, plus years of teaching wilderness navigation, the authors have expanded the material using the most reliable, dependable and easy-to-learn methods ever devised Wilderness Navigation will answer all your questions about reading maps; buying a compass; how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if that happens. It also covers wilderness route finding on trails, in the forest, in alpine areas and on snow and glaciers.

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Burns is an active instructor of wilderness navigation.

Burns is an active instructor of wilderness navigation.

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