The Hillwalker's Manual

The Hillwalker's Manual

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The leading practical manual for the hillwalker, covering equipment, safety, navigation, survival and photography. The book is split into the following sections: The Hillwalker's World - weather and seasons, physical features, altitude and nature, organisations, hill environment; Equipment - footwear, clothing, rucksacks, winter, equipment care; Navigation - using the map, compass work, other methods of navigation; Techniques - Route planning, preparation, footcare, group leadership, solo walking, walking technique; Survival - being prepared, dealing with natural hazards, accident and rescue; and Photography - cameras, lenses, filters, tripods, film, storage, techniques, sharp photographs, light, composition.The excellent compact Garmin a#39;Etrex Summita#39; does have this facility and can be highly recommended for practical use. Unfortunately (at the time of writing) many GPSs do not, and are unable to tell you in which direction to travel until youanbsp;...


Title:The Hillwalker's Manual
Author: Bill Birkett
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 2013-02-25
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