Navigation: Techniques and Skills for Walkers – 1st edition

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A special sale price for the last few remaining of the First Edition of this popular little book. These are 2015 reprints and those a small handful left. Get your signed copy now!

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Part of Cicerone Press’ series of mini-guides covering essential skills for all outdoor enthusiasts, Navigation: Techniques and Skills for Walkers, by Pete Hawkins, is one of the first four mini-guides to be published.

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.

Book Contents.
• 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

Since it’s publication in 2006, it has become another firm favourite for those wanting to learn those essential navigation skills.


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