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GPS OUTDOORS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS

by: Russell Helms

Information is power, & a GPS unit is today’s preferred tool to harness the power of navigational technology for a more enjoyable, more informative, & possibly safer outdoor experience. How to plug in & enhance most any outdoor experience. 10 B&W photos, 2 maps, 10 illus; 6×9 inches, 120 pgs.

0-89732-967-8
978-0-89732-967-5
Softcover
07-30-2006
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$10.95

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Overview

* Plan a trip
* Navigate along a route
* Gather data from an outing
* Analyze trip data after the trip

For about $150, anyone can access the United States’ multi-billion dollar GPS program. This guide shows readers how to plug in & enhance most any outdoor experience. Whether hikers on a weekend trip through the Great Smokies, backpackers cruising the Continental Divide Trail, mountain bikers kicking up dust in Moab, paddlers running the Lewis & Clark bicentennial route, or climbers pre-scouting the routes up Mount Shasta, a simple handheld GPS unit is fun, useful, & can even be a lifesaver. Described in conjunction with today’s most popular GPS software, easy to understand information enables readers to plan a trip, navigate along a route, gather data form the outing, & analyze trip data after the trip.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Russell Helms
, as an editor of outdoor guidebooks & a committed lover of outdoor adventure, gained his practical knowledge of GPS technology through putting boot to rock, paddle to water, & tire to dirt. A tireless advocate of enhancing outdoor experiences through GPS tgechnology, he also hires & coaches other guidebook writers to capture & analyze accurate trail data with handheld GPS units. A resident of Birmingham, Alabama, he is the author of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: BIRMINGHAM.

Details

ISBN: 0-89732-967-8
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHING SERVICES
Publish Date: 07-30-2006

“GPS OUTDOORS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS”

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