Navigation In The Mountains

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Written by one of the best known navigation instructors in the UK this is the definitive & comprehensive 'how to navigate' textbook. It covers every aspect of mountain navigation; summer, winter & overseas, using traditional map & compass as well as devices such as GPS & digital software applications. This book is a reference tool for every walker & mountaineer, from novice to expert, as well as containing specific ideas for anyone wanting to help teach & instruct others. It is the official navigation handbook for the UK qualification system that

the Mountain Leader, Winter Mountain Leader, International Mountain Leader, Mountaineering Instructor & Walking Group Leader & is endorsed by the BMC, MCof S & MI. There are chapters on the Fundamentals, Navigation Techniques, Winter Navigation, Overseas Navigation, Global Positioning system, Digital Mapping Software & Teaching Navigation. It has a functional design with easy-reference colour-coded pages, striking illustrations that complement the text & inspiring photos that give a genuine flavour of what you are up against in the mountains. It is the fourth in a series of manuals from Mountain Leader Training UK which

the highly successful ' Hill Walking', ' Rock Climbing' & ' Winter Skills'. Carlo Forte is a well known expert on mountain navigation & is an International Mountain Leader & Mountaineering Instructor. He is currently the Chief Instructor at the national mountain centre, Plas y Brenin.
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GPS - Global Positioning System - Global position using satellites
UK - United Kingdom - An island nation in Europe
Digital - A system that uses only 0s and 1s to transmit data
Summer - The season between Spring and Autumn. Usually the hottest season of the year
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Traditional - Something that has become the same through a period of time and thus repeated.
Flavour - The taste of a food product.
Traditional - Something that has been around for a while and is repeated regularly.
Winter - The fourth season of a year that comes between Spring and Autumn
illustrations - Pictures typically in books and newspapers.
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