Backpacker's Using a GPS: Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing is a complete guide to the digital mapping revolution including how to do it and how to join it. Plan your trip, record it with GPS, edit and enhance your maps (photos and videos), and share with the world. Include out-in-the-field instructions for using a GPS; how GPS works; basic field techniques; computer-based mapping with GPS; conventional navigation skills, etc. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.
Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for anyone whose play or work takes them to remote areas. Basic Illustrated Using GPS, 3rd is a guide to practical field use of the Global Positioning System, written in simple language, with each new term explained as it's used. This book is a wealth of useful backcountry navigation advice for beginners and experts alike. It also includes information on using GPS with the latest mapping software. Disocver how to: Pick the best GPS receiver for your specific needs Read and pregrid topographic maps Identify waypoints with various coordinate systems Use GPS to navigate on land and water Create your own maps with GPS software
Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Survival informs readers about how to build a shelter; start a fire; find or prepare drinkable water; navigate when lost; find food, and other important skill to survive and stay alive. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.
Backpacker magazine's Trailside Navigation brings you essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Lean how to choose and use a compass and altimeter, read a map, plot a course and find your way through the wilderness, and use maps and compass in concert with a GPS receiver. Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos and illustrations complement concise, clear text, introducing you to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.