A comprehensive guide to navigation - written by an expert for beginners and old hands.
The Cicerone 'Map and Compass' Guidebook
teaches you all the information required to confidently use a map and compass, as well as GPS and other technologies.
This guidebook offers a wealth of knowledge to inexperienced map readers, with clear instruction on all the basic methods needed for effective navigation. However, the more technical aspects such as using a map in poor weather conditions and on unfamiliar terrain means that even accomplished navigators will find this book useful and informative.
This informative guidebook begins with basic map reading skills, choosing the right map and picking out the important features and symbols. It then moves on to a range of techniques for using a compass to navigate in good conditions and bad, whatever the terrain and visibility. The experienced writer has also included information regarding navigating abroad, GPS and digital mapping techniques.
The practical tips on offer are designed to inspire the readers, whilst affording them the information they need to get off the beaten track and explore the landscape for themselves.
- ISBN 9781852845988
- Size: 21.6 x 13.8 x 1.2cm
- 176 pages