An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book.
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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
Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a canoeing consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, and navigation. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.
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Book Description FalconGuides, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110762740167
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