Backpacker Using a GPS

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Backpacker Using a GPS

Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing

By Bruce Grubbs

Falcon Press Publishing, Paperback, 9780762756551, 87pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

Backpacker's Using a GPS: Digital Trip Planning, Recording, and Sharing is a complete guide to the digital mapping revolution including how to do it and how to join it. Plan your trip, record it with GPS, edit and enhance your maps (photos and videos), and share with the world. Include out-in-the-field instructions for using a GPS; how GPS works; basic field techniques; computer-based mapping with GPS; conventional navigation skills, etc. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.

About the Author
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 more than twenty FalconGuides, including Hiking Arizona, Best Hikes Near Phoenix, Grand Canyon National Park Pocket Guide, and Basic Illustrated: Using GPS. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.