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Hikers & Backpackers Guide to GPS

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HIKERS & BACKPACKERS GUIDE TO GPS

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Get peace of mind. Know where you are, where you've been & where you're headed. Focuses entirely on GPS's use & benefits for hiking & safety purposes. Instead of relying solely on a paper map & compass, hikers can use GPS to navigate the great outdoors whether on a one day hike or a long, extended trip. 40 min.

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Make Getting Lost a Thing Of The Past. Your Hikes Will Be More Fun & Worry Free With the Right GPS. Learn HOW TO Pick the GPS That Fits Your Budget & Hit the Trail. GPS gives hikers the peace of mind of knowing where they are, where they’ve been & where they’re headed. Handheld GPS units are made for a variety of outdoor uses and operation manuals are not provided specifically for hiking applications. This program focuses entirely on their use and benefits for hiking and safety purposes. Instead of relying solely on a paper map and compass, hikers can use GPS to navigate the great outdoors whether on a one day hike or a long, extended trip. When it comes to choosing a GPS, there’s a myriad of choices. This DVD teaches you the features that are of most utility to the hiker and backpacker and how to use each one. You’ll learn what GPS is, how it works and what it can do for hikers/backpackers. Since there is a long list of features and functions available for the numerous makes and models of GPS receivers, we’ll show you what to look for in a receiver. You’ll learn: Setting up your GPS * Use of different map formats * Planning your hike * How to set up waypoints * Marking and saving your position * Going to a location * Planning, forming and following routes around obstructions * Advantage of a barometric altimeter * Plotting elevation profiles * Using the GPS compass v’s an electronic one * Saving trails * The return trip * and many, many more GPS features to enhance your hikes.

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Weight (lbs.) 1.0000
Model 0-BMV-N8989DVD
Manufacturer No
Finish No
Title HIKERS & BACKPACKERS GUIDE TO GPS
Author Bennett Marine Video
Binding Type DVD
Publisher BENNETT MARINE VIDEO
Subject Category First Aid & Wilderness Survival Videos
ISBN 0-BMV-N8989DVD
EAN No