NOLS Wilderness Navigation


Book Description

  • The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness
  • Covers all navigational techniques, from map and compass to GPS and gives instructions on taking bearings and planning routes on USGS maps
  • Up-to-date information on tools, equipment, and software, including smartphones and iPads for navigation, new emergency communication technology (such as SPOT), and solar power
  • Updated and new illustrations by Jon Cox
  • About the Author

    Darran Wells is a senior NOLS Instructor and Assistant Professor of Outdoor Education & Leadership at Central Wyoming College. He is also an officer for Fremont County Search and Rescue and an avid mountain biker, climber, and backcountry skier. He lives in central Wyoming.

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