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Author Trantham, Gene S. (Gene Starr), 1962- author.

Title NOLS wilderness navigation / Gene Trantham and Darran Wells ; edited by Helen Wilson.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  796.58 TRA 2019    DUE 10-08-19
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition 3rd edition.
Description xii, 188 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Second edition: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania : Stackpole Books, 2013, by Darran Wells.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 177) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1. Tools of the trade -- Chapter 2. Terrain association -- Chapter 3. Fixing your position -- Chapter 4. Using a compass -- Chapter 5. Planning a route -- Chapter 6. Altimeters -- Chapter 7. Coordinate systems -- Chapter 8. GPS -- Chapter 9. Lost -- Chapter 10. Competitive navigation -- Chapter 11. Digital maps and Smartphone apps -- Afterword.
Summary The official NOLS guide to finding your way in the outdoors. Using your navigational skills can mean the difference between a successful day hike and an unplanned overnight in the wilderness. This new edition covers techniques for map and compass, gps, navigating by stars and sun, taking bearings, using topo maps, and choosing the right equipment.
Subject Orienteering -- Equipment and supplies.
Navigation -- Equipment and supplies.
Outdoor recreation -- Equipment and supplies.
Added Author Wells, Darran, author.
National Outdoor Leadership School (U.S.)
Added Title National Outdoor Leadership School wilderness navigation
ISBN 9780811737739 paperback $16.95
081173773X paperback $16.95
9780811767682 electronic book

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