Navigation: Using Your Map and Compass (Paperback)

by Pete Hawkins

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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. 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. This guide covers the following topics: 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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