Greg Davenport's Advanced Outdoor Navigation

Basics And Beyond

Book Description

This guide takes readers well beyond the basic skills of map and compass, moving readers to a level of complete understanding of navigation in the outdoors--regardless of terrain or time of day, whether traveling over rock or ice, through desert or jungle, on a river or at sea. As one of the most thorough books on the subject, Advanced Outdoor Navigation complements Falcon's successful list of navigation titles by going beyond the basics and offering readers the most comprehensive study of navigational skills ever published. Written by Greg Davenport, considered one of the best global survival experts in the world.

About Davenport, Greg

Greg Davenport is the founding member of Simply Survival, a wilderness education program based out of Stevenson, Washington, and the author of numerous books related to outdoor survival. He has been conducting wilderness trips for over twenty years and has students from around the world follow him into the mountains and deserts to learn both basic and advanced wilderness navigation and survival skills. As a former U.S. Air Force Survival Instructor, he is considered one of the best global survival experts in the world and has consulted or appeared on such shows as 48 Hours, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, ABC PrimeTime Thursday, and on the BBC and MSNBC. Greg is the host of Risk Takers/History Makers, which appears on the History Channel. This show re-creates the incredible journeys of past explorers such as John Wesley Powell and Ernest Shackleton.