Wilderness Basics: A Step by Step Guide ~ Paperback ~ Bob Burns


Thousands have learned compass and map skills with the help of father-and-son team Bob and Mike Burns and their straightforward, simply explained book, Wilderness Navigation. Now they've written a book for everyone who has bought a backcountry GPS device and found it inexplicably complicated to use (which includes most of us). Wilderness GPS is an easy-to-use guide to get you navigating the outdoors with your handheld GPS device. Wondering how to choose from the variety of gear and computer programs, or how to use a GPS with your map and compass effectively? Wilderness GPS details this and more including: How to select your GPS gear Getting started and practice routines Different coordinate systems: latitude and longitude vs. Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Routefinding in wilderness settings, including common scenarios GPS vs. map and compass routefinding Using GPS on water Using your GPS with a home computer or mobile "smart" device

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