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 advice on 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.