Nols Wilderness Navigation by Gene TranthamNols Wilderness Navigation by Gene Trantham

Nols Wilderness Navigation

byGene Trantham, Darran Wells

Paperback | November 1, 2018

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The official NOLS guide to finding your way in the outdoors. Being able to rely on your navigational skills can mean the difference between a successful day hiking and an unplanned overnight in the wilderness. This new edition focuses on navigational principles and techniques so you can build skills and confidence and not have to rely on technology that is often not available on and off trail. Based on official NOLS curriculum and vetted by trained NOLS instructors in the field, NOLS Wilderness Navigation covers navigation techniques for map and compass and GPS, navigating by stars and sun, instruction on taking bearings, planning routes and using USGS topo maps, and choosing the right tools and equipment. This edition also includes international and nautical travel.
Gene Trantham is an experienced navigator who has taught NOLS courses and guided throughout the US and the world. He is a skilled sea kayaker and lives in Lander, Wyoming. Darran Wells is a senior NOLS instructor, an avid biker, climber, and backcountry skier. He has competed in adventure races across the world including Eco Challenge...
Title:Nols Wilderness NavigationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 8.35 × 5.45 × 0.64 inShipping dimensions:8.35 × 5.45 × 0.64 inPublished:November 1, 2018Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081173773X

ISBN - 13:9780811737739