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Navigation: Techniques and Skills for Walkers

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This practical guidebook will help you get the most out of navigating with your map and give you the key skills to using your compass. It’s then down to you. Practice will make perfect, and with that will come the freedom and confidence to enjoy our hills and mountains.

Owning a compass isn’t everything.  Knowing how and when to use it is!  Contrary to what many walkers think, using a compass is straightforward and easy to learn.

This practical guide will help you get the most out of your map and give you the key skills to using your compass.  It’s then down to you.  As with any skill, knowledge isn’t enough.  Practice will make perfect and with that will come the freedom and confidence to enjoy our hills and mountains.

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.

•    Why use a map and a compass
•    Map essentials – scale, grids, contours
•    Map symbols and contours
•    Walking with your map
•    Choosing your compass
•    Taking a bearing
•    Taking bearings from ground
•    Walking with your map and compass
•    Route planning
•    What to do at night or in bad weather
•    New technology – GPS & computer mapping



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Publisher:
Cicerone
Language:
English
Format:
15.5 x 10.0 x 0.9cm
Weight:
144 gms
No. of pages:
128
Release:
Jun 2008
Cover:
Paperback - PVC
ISBN:
9781852844905

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