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Pathfinder Guide: Navigation Skills for Walkers

Map reading, compass and GPS by Terry Marsh
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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 GP device or app. It focuses on using OS mapping, but most of the skills and techniques can be used for any map.

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 ‘aiming off’.
  • Making the most of a GPS device, including geocaching.
  • An introduction to digital mapping using OS Maps for web or mobile device