Description - The Essential Wilderness Navigator: How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors, Second Edition by David Seidman
Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation techniques, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available With real-life accounts of navigational mishaps and the lessons learned, exercises for developing a directional sixth sense, tips on mastering the art of map-and-compass reading, and advice on finding directional clues in nature, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is fresh, smart, and indispensable. Here's everything you need to know to find your way in the great outdoors. "This book is filled with illustrations and practical advice to keep the careful trekker on the right path. Even armchair travelers will find some valuable advice here." Booklist "Puts the world of wilderness in the palm of your hand." America West "Seidman guides the reader gently and progressively through the language of maps and compasses." Outdoor Retailer
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(236mm x 191mm x 8mm)
Ragged Mountain Press
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - David Seidman
David Seidman has spent a good portion of his life finding his way around the world. He's crossed oceans, toured central Asia and Mongolia without a map or the ability to speak the language, and found a Mayan ruin in Guatemala. He is the author of The Essential Sea Kayaker and The Complete Sailor and is an editor at Boating magazine.
Paul Cleveland has worked as a wilderness ranger in New Mexico and designed and built trails in the Appalachians. He is a frequent contributor to Backpacker and Climbing magazines and the Gorp.com Web pages. He guides whitewater rafting trips and teaches CPR and first aid for the Red Cross and wilderness navigation for Outward Bound.