Map and Compass: A comprehensive guide to navigation (2nd Edition)

October 30, 2020
Map and Compass: A comprehensive guide to navigation (2nd Edition)

This comprehensive guidebook to navigation with a map andcompass, but also with advice about using GPS and digital mappingsystems, aims to help readers make the most of their outdoorexperiences by learning how to use the map compass correctly.The techniques described will give readers the freedom to getaway from the crowds, invent their own routes and discover newareas, even where the GPS fails. Chapters cover understanding amap, features, grid refs, contours; planning walks carefully;taking bearings, walking with a compass; timing, pacing and othertechniques; what to do when you get lost and in poor visibility ordarkness; navigating abroad and GPS and other digitaltechnology.Packed with useful practical exercises and examples. Written byan experienced navigation trainer.