Bob Burns,Mike Burns

Wilderness GPS

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Struggle on your own to learn that complicated new GPS device — or buy this book and start navigating today!

Simple, focused, and accessible, Wilderness GPS is for anyone using GPS in an outdoor setting
Trust us: first-timers need help to use their new backcountry GPS devices
From the authors of the bestselling Wilderness Navigation (65,000 copies sold)

Thousands have learned compass and map skills with the help of father-and-son team Bob and Mike Burns and their straightforward, simply explained book, Wilderness Navigation. Now they’ve written a book for everyone who has bought a backcountry GPS device and found it inexplicably complicated to use (which includes most of us). Wilderness GPS is an easy-to-use guide to get you navigating the outdoors with your handheld GPS device. Wondering how to choose from the variety of gear and computer programs, or how to use a GPS with your map and compass effectively? Wilderness GPS details this and more including:

How to select your GPS gear
Getting started and practice routines
Different coordinate systems: latitude and longitude vs. Universal transverse Mercator (UTM)
Routefinding in wilderness settings, including common scenarios
GPS vs. map and compass routefinding
Using GPS on water
Using your GPS with a home computer or mobile “smart” device
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275 printed pages
Original publication

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