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Navigation Skills for Walkers

Navigation Skills for Walkers

author: Terry Marsh
Enhance your walking safety and enjoyment with this concise, step-by-step guide, packed with illustrated techniques for improving your navigation skills. This book is the perfect way to learn and develop map reading, compass and GPS techniques to build a complementary skill set for confident countryside walking. It introduces Ordnance Survey paper and digital mapping for walkers and the benefits of OS maps for planning, following and sharing walks.

Features include:
Building confidence and competence in reading maps, using grid references, contour interpretation and visualising terrain.
How to use a compass, with map and compass navigation, taking a bearing, magnetic variation and 'aiming off'
Making the most of your GPS device, using the information it provides, understanding the limitations of GPS, and geocaching.
Digital mapping, introducing OS maps, its app and online versions ideal for creating, following and reviewing your walks.

This is a clear and easy-to-follow practical guide for improving your navigation skills, providing handy hints, troubleshooting and fully illustrated techniques.

ISBN 9780319091753 Pages 96 (2021) 133mm x 228mm

Price: 12.50