Download Outdoor Navigation with GPS by Stephen W. Hinch PDF

By Stephen W. Hinch

For open air adventurers who hike, fish, kayak, cross-country ski, or mountain motorcycle within the backcountry, a GPS receiver may also help them succeed in their vacation spot and go back accurately -- yet provided that they understand how to exploit it! this is the advisor to getting the main out of a GPS receiver, from simple buyer suggestion to complicated concepts. It even contains enjoyable solo and staff video games that make the most of GPS. beginning with crucial definitions and relocating directly to growing waypoints, and utilizing your GPS with a working laptop or computer, this succinct publication teaches the fundamentals of navigation and outdoors GPS use. complex concepts are lined, similar to developing customized maps, and new applied sciences are mentioned, together with utilizing GPS-enabled cellphones, and the way to take advantage of GPS with Google Earth and Google Maps. With years of expertise as a GPS teacher, Hinch is well-versed in all elements of navigation and GPS use, and he covers them in a jargon-free, easy-to-follow style.

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Download Tour of the Jungfrau Region: A two-week trek in the Bernese by Kev Reynolds PDF

By Kev Reynolds

The journey of the Jungfrau zone is defined as a clockwise hut-to-hut circuit, starting at Schynige Platte and finishing at Wilderswil, damaged into 10 phases (with a few choices offered). The 111km trek takes you in a horseshoe loop throughout the Bernese Oberland's so much unbelievable mountain surroundings, within the shadow of such iconic peaks as Wetterhorn, Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau. In a trip of nine to ten days the travel visits pastures, ridges, summits and passes, skirts beautiful mountain lakes and gazes on waterfalls, gorges and glaciers. lodging is either ample and atmospheric, and the course has plenty of bad-weather alternatives.

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Download Bayerischer Wald: Cham – Bodenmais – Zwiesel – Freyung – by Eva Krötz PDF

By Eva Krötz

Der Bayerische Wald, der sich von Cham bis ins Passauer Land erstreckt, ist eine Gegend zum Erleben und Genießen. Insbesondere der vor forty Jahren gegründete Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald bietet viele Wandermöglichkeiten; in seinen Wildschutzgebieten konnte sogar der scheue Luchs wieder angesiedelt werden.

Der Rother Wanderführer »Bayerischer Wald« stellt die schönsten Touren im Raum Cham, Bodenmais, Zwiesel, Freyung und Passau vor. Die Berge hier sind über one thousand Meter hoch und bieten herrliche Fernsicht. Der König des Bayerischen Waldes ist mit knapp 1500 Meter Höhe der Große Arber. Auch der Dreisesselberg mit Steinernem Meer, die Ossergipfel oder der Pfahl sind echte Höhepunkte für Wanderer. Eine besondere Attraktion ist der Baumwipfelpfad, der in forty four Meter Höhe eine neue Perspektive auf den Bayerischen Wald bietet.

Die Autorin Eva Krötz, seit Jahren im Bayerischen Wald zu Hause, lässt den Wanderer auf fifty four ausgewählten Touren die Schönheit dieses Waldgebirges entdecken. Der Bogen spannt sich von langen, anspruchsvollen Bergwanderungen bis zu erholsamen Halbtagesausflügen – alle sorgfältig beschrieben und reich bebildert sowie mit detaillierten Kartenausschnitten und aussagekräftigen Höhenprofilen versehen. GPS-Daten stehen zum obtain bereit.

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Download Cycle Touring in Spain: 8 Detailed Cycle Tours (Cicerone by Harry Dowdell PDF

By Harry Dowdell

A guidebook to 8 multi-day cycle excursions throughout Spain. The routes diversity from five to twelve days in size, compatible for beginner via to willing cyclists, with ideas to shorten, expand or move off-road. The excursions expand from the Pyrenees and Picos de Europa within the north, in the course of the Sierra of Demanda, Gredos and Guadarrama within the centre, to the Sierras of Nevada and Grazalema and the Serrania de Ronda within the south. They stopover at the towns of Avila, Cordoba, Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga, San Sebastian, Segovia and Sevilla. The routes are defined intimately and followed by way of maps, profiles and lodging lists.

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Download Lipsmackin' Backpackin', 2nd: Lightweight, Trail-Tested by Christine Conners,Tim Conners PDF

By Christine Conners,Tim Conners

Not keen on bland, dull, and useless nutrients after a troublesome day of backpacking? Neither are the Conners, that is why you will discover their new moment variation packed jam-packed with much more tasty favorites from the paths! thoroughly revised and up to date, this all-in-one nutrition consultant builds at the layout pioneered by way of the unique, delivering transparent and thorough at-home and on-trail guidance instructions, nutrients and serving details, and the load of every recipe, whereas adding a wealth of reference details and instructional fabric. Pacific Crest Pancakes, Jammin' Jambalaya, and Buried woodland path Fudge - it really is in here!

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Download Wooden Boats: The Art of Loving and Caring for Wooden Boats by Andreas af Malmborg,Ola Husberg PDF

By Andreas af Malmborg,Ola Husberg

There is whatever attractive and mawkish approximately wood boats. those beautiful, polished artistic endeavors supply us a glimpse into the previous, a time while expertise wasn’t so complex, a time while every thing used to be crafted via hand. those very good vessels deserve our cognizance and our utmost respect.
As appealing as those boats will be, they do require loads of upkeep and care. This e-book has the entire solutions. Readers will stick to the writer on his adventures, sail alongside as he sails alongside calm waters in the summertime, and watch as he restores every one boat with the maximum endurance. Boat proprietors will study a variety of inventive and artful protection and boat care tips and methods and are certain to stroll away with lots of new- stumbled on knowledge.

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In addition to books on well known workforce activities, we additionally put up books for a large choice of athletes and activities fanatics, together with books on operating, biking, horseback using, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golfing, tenting, climbing, aviation, boating, and much more. whereas no longer each name we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're dedicated to publishing books on matters which are occasionally neglected via different publishers and to authors whose paintings will possibly not another way discover a home.

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Download Living on the Edge: A Family's Journey to Self-Sufficiency by F.J. Bohan PDF

By F.J. Bohan

by way of survival, one dimension certainly doesn't healthy all. that is precisely what writer F. J. Bohan came across whilst he and his relatives set out on a quest for self-sufficiency, a trip that has lasted greater than 17 years.

Living at the Edge describes why Bohan and his spouse made the choice to drag their 4 sons from public tuition within the East and trigger in a switched over institution bus to the yank Southwest. On a truly constrained funds, the Bohans started their new lifestyles in a tent pitched in public campgrounds. once they can, they bought distant ranchland, on which they developed a country cabin from the floor up that grew as they can come up with the money for so as to add on. furthermore, they homeschooled the men so good that every one 4 acquired scholarships to the colleges in their selection. On their trip, the Bohans discovered much approximately residing off the land and rancid the grid, commonly via trial and blunder. during this e-book, the writer graciously stocks worthwhile classes at the following:

  • Keeping a spouse, 4 boys, canine, and cats chuffed in a tent for 18 months
  • Creating strength for a tent or cabin via a mix of sun panels, motor vehicle batteries, turbines, and oil
  • Heating and cooking on wooden stoves
  • Finding artistic how you can earn cash in an insular, impoverished rural area
  • Securing adequate water within the desolate tract for a kinfolk of six, plus animals, to dwell on
  • Erecting fences--literal and figurative ones--for privateness and security
  • Raising chickens, goats, and geese for nutrition, whereas warding off bears, bobcats, skunks, and different kingdom critters

Relocating to the wilderness, residing in a tent, or homeschooling young children would possibly not entice you. but when you've ever considered residing off the grid or just changing into extra self-sufficient, this can be how one American relatives effectively did it . . . and located freedom alongside the way.

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Download Walking Seattle: 35 Tours of the Jet City's Parks, by Clark Humphrey PDF

By Clark Humphrey

The Queen urban of the Pacific Northwest used to be recognized mostly for the magnificent forests, mountains, and waters surrounding it.

But now, what is in Seattle is as well-known as what is open air it. this can be a brilliant younger urban packed with sights. it is a middle for numerous hi-tech industries and a crossroads of world cultures.

Seattle is usually probably the most walkable towns within the state. it is choked with comfortable bungalows, stately mansions, postmodern palaces, and outside paintings in every single place. It has broad boulevards, slender cobblestone lanes, and carless pedestrian pathways.

Walking Seattle finds 35 in particular designed city treks that aren't merely strong workout yet are an effective way to absorb the city's historical past, tradition, parks, and vibe.

Commentary comprises minutiae approximately structure, neighborhood tradition, and local heritage, plus tips about the place to dine, have a drink, or shop.

Each journey encompasses a local map and very important public transportation and parking information.

Route summaries make every one stroll effortless to stick to, and a "Points of curiosity" part lists each one walk's highlights.

Local insider Clark Humphrey leads you from Greenwood to Rainier seashore, from eco-friendly Lake to Fauntleroy, and lots of areas in between.

Walking Seattle. Get it, and get moving.

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