Outward Bound Map and Compass Handbook (Paperback)

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Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, this new edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route-finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from author Glenn Randall's rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you are looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness, the fourth edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable.

About the Author

Glenn Randall, a renowned author, outdoor photographer, and mountaineer, has written nine other books, including The Outward Bound Staying Warm in the Outdoors Handbook and The Outward Bound Backpacker's Handbook. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781493035076
ISBN-10: 149303507X
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication Date: December 24th, 2019
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Outward Bound