Be Expert with Map & Compass
The classic map and compass navigation guide revised for the age of GPS
GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors.
Introduction The Art (and Science) of Orienteering.
The Map and Compass in Your Everyday Life.
The Map and Compass in the Outdoors.
Map and Compass for the Family.
Map and Compass Bringing People Together.
Using the Map and Compass in Education.
The Romance of Orienteering.
Part I Discovery: Fun with Maps Alone.
What Is a Map?
What the Map Tells.
Traveling by Map.
Part II Exploration: Fun with the Compass.
The Origin of the Compass.
Compass Design Basics.
Traveling by Compass Alone.
Test Your Compass Skills.
Fishing and Hunting: Special Use of Your Compass.
Part III Adventure: Fun with Map and Compass.
The Excitement of the Uncertain.
Traveling by Map and Compass Orienteering.
Hints on Wilderness Orienteering.
Part IV Challenge: Competitive Orienteering.
The History of the Sport of Orienteering.
Your First Orienteering Race.
Hints on Competitive Orienteering.
Organizing an Orienteering Event.
Preparing the Course.
Running an Orienteering Event.
Answers to Tests.
Map and Compass Resources.
International Orienteering Federation Control Descriptions.
Training Map Attached to Back Cover.