- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Falcon; 1.00 edition (June 1, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN: 1560448210
- Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 4.3 x 0.3 inches
- Average Customer Review:
The Global Positioning System, or GPS, is increasingly the tool of backcountry travelers.
This pack-sized book is a guide to practical field use of GPS for anyone whose play
takes them to remote or hard-to-find areas. Bruce Grubbs, veteran outdoor writer
and technology enthusiast, offers helpful advice for hikers, backpackers, anglers,
mountain bikers, kayakers, canoeists, and cross-country skiers. Written in simple
language, with each term explained as it is used, Using GPS is a wealth of useful
backcountry naviation advice for beginners and experts alike.
From the Back
This pack-sized book is a guide to practical field use of the Global Positioning
System for anyone whose play or work takes them to remote areas. 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. Bruce Grubbs is an
avid hiker, mountain biker, and cross-country skier who has been exploring the American
desert for over 30 years. An outdoor writer and photographer, he's written seven
other FalconGuides. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.