Walking and Orienteering: How to Cross Hills, Back Country and Rough Terrain in Safety and Confidence: A Professional Manual for Hikers, Paddlers, Horse Trekkers and Extreme Cyclists

Author(s): PETER G DRAKE

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A guide to challenging and adventurous trips in various kinds of terrain for the intrepid explorer and competition walker. It offers easy-to-follow advice on practical navigation skills: how to use a map and compass correctly; orientation using the sun, moon and stars; and understanding natural navigational signs in the landscape.


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Peter G. Drake has led or been a member of 36 expeditions, visiting 55 countries in five continents. He has driven overland from the UK to Nepal to climb in the Himalayas, has twice crossed the Sahara to the River Niger, and has followed the Nile route south to East Africa. He has also climbed and walked in the Arctic, Australia and the United States.

General Fields

  • : 9781844767595
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : June 2010
  • : 297mm X 228mm X 8mm
  • : June 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 796.51
  • : WS
  • : over 200 colour photographs