Title A Falcon Guide Basic Essentials Map and Compass
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 3rd Edition
Publisher U.S.A. Falcon Pr Pub Co 2007
0762740167 / 9780762740161
Seller ID 052571
83 indexed pages including illustrations. An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. It details the use of both Orienteering compasses & simple compasses to address the specific needs of recreational out doors people. This book instructs on relocating a favorite fishing spot or portage; finding your way from your deer stand to your car with a simple road map. Use your compass at night. Update out-of-date maps. Be aware of the differences between U.S. maps & Canadian maps. Get off the most commonly traveled paths & streams & away from the intrusion of other people in your search for Wilderness & Solitude. In addition, discover techniques for: Choosing and using the right type of compass; Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver; Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features;Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night Finding and ordering the maps you need. The mission of this book is to provide the essential knowledge needed to experience a safe, enjoyable trip into the wilderness. Cliff Jacobson is one of North America’s most respected outdoors writers and wilderness guides. His experiences as a professional outfitter and canoeing consultant have been translated into more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, navigation, and outdoors skills.