Basic Illustrated Using GPS


Book Description

Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for anyone whose play or work takes them to remote areas. Basic Illustrated Using GPS, 3rd is a guide to practical field use of the Global Positioning System, written in simple language, with each new term explained as it's used. This book is a wealth of useful backcountry navigation advice for beginners and experts alike. It also includes information on using GPS with the latest mapping software.

Disocver how to:

  • Pick the best GPS receiver for your specific needs
  • Read and pregrid topographic maps
  • Identify waypoints with various coordinate systems
  • Use GPS to navigate on land and water
  • Create your own maps with GPS software

About Grubbs, Bruce

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 nearly a dozen previous FalconGuides, including Basic Essentials Using GPS. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.