Navigation

Using your map and compass

By Pete Hawkins

Format: Paperback

This handbook to navigation - the practical technique of map and compass - will help you master the necessary skills for mountain walking. As a small, pocket guide, this is an ideal companion to take into the hills. Chapters include instruction in map reading, bearings, route planning, night navigation and bad weather, as well as with a GPS.

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Cicerone Press

Cicerone publishes over 320 award-winning guidebooks for walking, trekking, climbing and mountaineering, cycle touring and hill and mountain skills. They provide inspiration and excellent information for you to enjoy your next adventure. They have guides to the Himalayas, cover all the National Trails of Britain, published over forty guides to Scotland, and have the most comprehensive range of titles about the Alps available in the English language.

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This practical handbook to navigation - the techniques of using map and compass - will help you master the key skills necessary for walking and mountaineering in the mountains. As a small, pocket guide, this is an ideal companion to take into the hills, and since practice will make perfect, time spent navigating will provide the freedom and confidence to enjoy our hills and mountains. Chapters include instruction in map reading, taking bearings, route planning, navigation at night or in bad weather, as well as details on GPS navigation. Navigation is a fundamental skill, and with this handbook, you can enjoy exploring the wilds with confidence.The guidebook is small and lightweight, with a PVC jacket and comes complete with a Navigational Aid card. With full-colour diagrams and photography throughout, this handbook will have you enjoying the hills to their utmost.The author, Pete Hawkins, is a qualified mountain leader, freelance journalist and the author of 'Map and Compass' published by Cicerone. He writes the monthly navigation column for a leading leading walking magazine.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Cicerone Press
Publication Date 25 Jan 2007
ISBN 9781852844905
Number of Pages 128

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