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Walking and Orienteering by Peter G. Drake

By :Peter G. Drake


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The essential guide to challenging and adventurous travel in all kinds of terrain for the intrepid explorer and competition walker.

Explores many types of back-country trips, including walking, cycling, touring in a kayak or canoe, horseback trekking, traveling with pack animals, with vehicles, and on public transport.

Gives easy-to-follow advice on practical navigation skills: how to use a map and compass correctly; orientation using the sun, moon and stars; and understanding natural navigational signs in the landscape.

Includes useful information on weather patterns and simple guidelines for the interpretation of cloud formations, as aids to navigation.

Illustrated with over 200 full-colour photographs, including simple-to-grasp step-by-step instructions for key skills and techniques.


Book Information

Format: Paperback

Published: 2010

Category: Walking & Orienteering, Sport

Publisher: Anness Publishing

Pages: 96

Dimensions: 30 x 24 x 1 cm