Improve your walking safety and make more of your time outdoors with this concise guidebook for walkers, full of step-by-step guides with clear illustrations. Navigation Skills for Walkers will help you grow your skills in map reading, using a compass and using a GPS device or app. It focuses on using Ordnance Survey mapping, but most of the skills and techniques can be used for any map.Key features include:Build your confidence in reading maps, including using grid references, reading contour lines and identifying path types.How to use a compass: taking a bearing,magnetic variation and Ã¢â‚¬Ëœaiming offÃ¢â‚¬â„¢.Making the most of a GPS device, including geocaching.An introduction to digital mapping using OS Maps for web or mobile device
Guidebook of the best ridge walks in Snowdonia. Routes from 8km to 60km for competent and experienced walkers. Walks include ridges in the Carneddau, Glyders and Tryfan, Snowdon range, Crib Coch, Nantlle, Rhinogs, Arans, Cader Idris and a Snowdonia 3000er traverse.
For many years the Algarve has not been considered as a 'real' walking destination. That opinion is rapidly changing. An increasing number of people are beginning to realise that there is far more to this area than first meets the eye - besides a spectacular and dramatic coastline, there is a huge interior that sees very few visitors. Here the varied geology helps produce a rich range of scenery from volcanic hills to dramatic limestone escarpments.
Guidebook to walking the West Highland Way National Trail, a 95 mile Scottish long-distance route from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond and crossing Rannoch Moor. Suggested itineraries over 6 to 9 days. Includes accommodation guide and pull-out 1:25K OS map booklet.
This guide includes navigation by compass. Written by Terry Marsh, a highly experienced fell walker and outdoors writer, this guide is fully illustrated with maps, diagrams and photographs.
Written by one of the best known navigation instructors in the UK this is the definitive and comprehensive ‘how to navigate textbook’. It covers every aspect of mountain navigation; summer, winter and overseas, using traditional map and compass as well as devices such as GPS and digital software applications.
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