Navigation Techniques + Skills for Walkers
Part of the Cicerone mini-guide series, this pocket guide will help improve your navigation skills and route finding confidence.
This is a great little guide for anyone who wants to explore the outdoors with a map and compass. This will arm you with the knowledge of how to confidently use a map and compass, and navigate effectively whatever the weather or terrain. It also includes practise excercises to help hone navigational skills, whether a novice or an experienced navigator.
Pete Hawkins is a mountain leader and navigation trainer who has also written Map and Compass and Navigating with a GPS for Cicerone.
- Why use a map & compass
- Map essentials - Scales and grids
- Symbols and contours
- walking with a map and compass
- Choosing a compass
- Taking a bearing
- Route planning
- Night and bad weather navigation
- GPS and computer mapping
- Includes a free navigation aid/ romer tool