Wilderness Navigation
Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & GPS (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics)

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- The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students
- Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it's even better!)
- Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness

This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook:

- Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, "skills check" mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end
- Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers
- Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings)
- Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a "smart" phones (along with a description of their limitations)
- Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques
- Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information

AuthorBob Burns
Height840 mm
Length580 mm
Width60 mm
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages190
Package Quantity1
Part Number978-1-59485-9458
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2015-04-01
PublisherMountaineers Books
StudioMountaineers Books
Sales Rank264225

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