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Be Expert With Map and Compass

Author : Bjorn Kjellstrom
Publisher : Read Books Ltd
Release : 2013-04-16
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781447493075
File Size : 16,8 Mb
Total Download : 276


Book Summary: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Be Expert with Map and Compass

Author : Bjorn Kjellstrom,Carina Kjellstrom Elgin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-12-09
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9780470407653
File Size : 13,9 Mb
Total Download : 890


Book Summary: The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites, references, sources, and photographs, it remains the book of choice for professional outdoorsmen, novice orienteers, and outdoor organizations as well as teachers, scout leaders, recreational hikers, hunters, and others around the world. Coverage includes understanding map symbols; traveling by map alone, by compass alone, or by map and compass together; finding bearings; sketching maps; and traveling in the wilderness. Explains basic map and compass skills clearly Fully updated edition, including information on GPS Includes up-to-date Web site addresses, references, and sources Features a fresh, rugged design Ideal book for beginners If you're looking to feel more comfortable in the wilderness, this updated guide is an indispensable reference.

Wilderness Navigation

Author : Bob Burns,Mike Burns
Publisher : The Mountaineers Books
Release : 2012-12-20
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781594852060
File Size : 21,9 Mb
Total Download : 675


Book Summary: * 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 with the second 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. Bob Burns is a long-time member of The Mountaineers. He has taught classes in the use of map and compass since the late 1970s. Mike Burns is an avid climber. He has instructed climbing and navigation classes, and written articles for Climbing magazine. Part of the The Mountaineers Outdoor Basics series! Created for beginning-to-intermediate enthusiasts, this series includes everything anyone would need to know about staying safe and having fun in the backcountry.

Staying Found

Author : June Fleming
Publisher : The Mountaineers Books
Release : 2001
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 0898867851
File Size : 53,9 Mb
Total Download : 723


Book Summary: -- Features many new charts and illustrations -- New contact information for purchasing maps in the U.S. and Canada This tried-and-true guide teaches practical skills for navigating in the wilderness: reading maps; determining "true" directions following

Using a Map & Compass

Author : Don Geary
Publisher : Stackpole Books
Release : 1995-08-01
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9780811743990
File Size : 17,8 Mb
Total Download : 543


Book Summary: Choosing and operating a compass, interpreting maps, navigating in the wild, and handling outdoor emergencies.

Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass

Author : Harold Gatty
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2013-06-03
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9780486318936
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Total Download : 779


Book Summary: Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements of nature.

How to Use a Compass for Kids (and Adults Too!)

Author : Henry D Bridges
Publisher : Admore Publishing
Release : 2021-06-03
Category : Uncategorized
ISBN : 3967720772
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Total Download : 988


Book Summary: The fantastic little guide to learning how to use a compass! Today, we primarily use these tiny computers called cellphones that fit in our pockets to help us navigate. It's never been easier to know exactly where you are and find a route to where you want to go. Still, these fancy computers can have their fair share of problems. Batteries run out of charge, GPS lose signal outside of cities, and they can run out of data... This is where this fantastic yet simple tool comes in handy. Yup. You guessed it... a compass! Although we rarely use this awesome little gadget nowadays, it truly changed the world. Best of all, a compass can always be relied on to help you find your way around no matter where you are! This creative guide has everything to help the little explorer in your life learn how to use a compass. Learn the How-To's and become an expert navigator. The exciting history of this magical device. Compass anatomy explained. Filled with helpful tips, tricks, and interesting facts. Suitable for young and old explorers ages 10 and up. Learning how to use a compass is incredibly helpful, even today. It's also tons of fun as you get to experience the outdoors and learn in a creative way. So treat the adventurer in your life (big or small), and grab this fun guide now!


Author : Steve Boga
Publisher : Stackpole Books
Release : 1997
Category : Orienteering
ISBN : 0811728706
File Size : 14,9 Mb
Total Download : 233


Book Summary: Describes the skills needed to compete in this outdoor sport, including map reading, navigating with a compass, and physical fitness, and shares quizzes, exercises, and strategies.