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Backpacker Using a GPS: Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing (Backpacker Magazine)by Bruce Grubbs
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Backpacker magazines Using a GPS brings you essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Learn how to use a GPS to plan and record your trip, and how to edit and enhance your maps and share them with world. Get a handle on a range of other essentials, from basic field techniques and how a GPS works to computer-based mapping with GPS, as well as conventional navigation skills.
Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos and illustrations complement concise, clear text, introducing you to the basic and intermediate skills
needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.
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Backpacker magazine's Using a GPS: Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing is a complete guide to the digital mapping revolution including how to do it and how to join it. Plan your trip, record it with GPS, edit and enhance your maps (photos and videos), and share with the world. Include out-in-the-field instructions for using a GPS; how GPS works; basic field techniques; computer-based mapping with GPS; conventional navigation skills, etc. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.
About the Author
Bruce Grubbs is an avid camper, backpacker, hiker, mountain biker, and cross-country skier who has been exploring the American desert for over thirty years. A professional outdoor writer and photographer, he has written more than twenty FalconGuides, including Hiking Arizona, Best Hikes Near Phoenix, Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide, and Basic Illustrated: Using GPS.
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