This book includes the latest information on Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. This guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering the GPS. The author helps you steer clear of the most common routefinding errors, and passes on an array of tips drawn from is rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you are looking for a begniner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness, The Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable. Written by Glenn Randall, pub. by The Lyons Press.