Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd

Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd

by Glenn Randall

Paperback(Third Edition)

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Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd by Glenn Randall

Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical adviceon 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 third edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762778577
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Series: Outward Bound Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 754,982
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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.

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