Mountaineers Books

Wilderness GPS

item # 1594857621

$14.95

  • Thousands have learned compass and map skills with the help of father-and-son team Bob and Mike Burns and their straightforward, simply explained book, Wilderness Navigation. Now theyve written a book for everyone who has bought a backcountry GPS device and found it inexplicably complicated to use (which includes most of us). Wilderness GPS is an easy-to-use guide to get you navigating the outdoors with your handheld GPS device. Wondering how to choose from the variety of gear and computer programs, or how to use a GPS with your map and compass effectively? Wilderness GPS details this and more
  • Features:
  • Simple, focused, and accessible, Wilderness GPS is for anyone using GPS in an outdoor setting
  • Trust us: first-timers need help to use their new backcountry GPS devices
  • From the authors of the bestselling Wilderness Navigation (65,000 copies sold)
  • How to select your GPS gear
  • Getting started and practice routines
  • Different coordinate systems: latitude and longitude vs. Universal transverse Mercator (UTM)
  • Routefinding in wilderness settings, including common scenarios
  • GPS vs. map and compass routefinding
  • Using GPS on water
  • Using your GPS with a home computer or mobile smart device
  • Author: Mike Burns and Robert Burns
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • ISBN: 978-1-59485-762-1