Practical Map & Compass Skills

Practical Map & Compass Skills Summary

Learn the basics of wilderness navigation with veteran survival instructor Tony Nester as he covers the pragmatic skills for using a map and compass. Topics covered include: topographic map interpretation, compass use, adjusting for declination, pacing, walking a straight line over varied terrain, following a bearing, and tips on how to select a GPS unit. Complete with color photographs and home practice examples to make the skills come alive.



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