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Be Expert with Map and Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  64 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Includes everything the beginner needs to know about orienteering: understanding map symbols; travelling by map alone, by compass alone, or by map and compass together; finding bearings; sketching maps; and travelling in the wilderness.
Paperback, 242 pages
Published June 24th 1994 by John Wiley & Sons
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Jerri
A quick read and solid introduction. After participating in an adventure race, certain subjects add depth to the experience, especially the chapter near the end, "Hints on Competitive Orienteering." For example, certain key definitions stand out, such as "handrails" (long features that run parallel to your path) and "catching features" (which cross your path). Next time, it would be fun to attempt pace counting on the tricky controls. Plus, establishing attack points prior to the race start be i ...more
Andd Becker
This orienteering handbook explains how to understand and apply map symbols and how to travel with map and/or compass. Especially useful for the classroom teacher is the explanation of topographic maps.
The author provides five headings to help the reader learn to read a map: description, details, directions, distances, and designations. Map symbols are pictured and interpreted.
Most of the book is written for the outdoorsman who wants to fine-tune a sense of getting one's bearings in the wilde
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Barry
Brings me back to my boy scout days. I am presently into Geocaching
London Nance
The Shelf: Accepted until further notice.
Tim
Two words: Be Prepared
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