Designed to show hikers, backpackers, and other outdoor roamers how to make practical use of map and compass, along with other routefinding skills, this handbook deals with situations and problems travelers are likely to encounter.
Within the pages of Staying Found, you'll find crucial information on:
- Reading Maps
- Determining true directions
- Following bearings, backbearings, and baselines
- Using nature as a guide
- Teaching kids to "stay found"
- Coping if you are really lost
"[This] simply written, informative book should be required reading for anyone heading out into unfamiliar terrain... The chapter on teaching your children to stay found is worth the price of the book." (Salem Statesman-Journal)
"Staying Found gives you all the information you'll need to be an expert orienteer. Learn to use a compass, find True North, read and use maps, and mark your trail, all invaluable knowledge for the day hiker or trail backpacker... Best of all, you don't have to fret if you've read the book but forgotten a tip. It's small and light enough to be a valuable addition to your pack." (Erie Times-News)