Stackpole Books NOLS Wilderness Navigation
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Based on the official curriculum of the NOLS, this book gives you the skills you need to confidently find your way on and off the trail. Author: Darran Wells. Softcover; 174 pages; black-and-white illustrations. Stackpole Books; copyright 2005. Whether you're learning to use a map and compass or exploring the latest in digital navigation, this guide is packed with essential information. Includes sections on:. Using GPS and digital mapping programs--without becoming dependent on them. Navigating by the sun and stars. Reading and interpreting topographical maps. Choosing the right tools, equipment and software. Entering competitive navigation events.