Basic Essentials Map & Compass by Cliff Jacobson, Cliff Moen
For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know.
Discover techniques for:
Choosing and using the right type of compass Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night Finding and ordering the maps you need