Navigation Northwest Fall 2020 Vol 8.3

Navigation Northwest Fall 2020 >>Bikepacker Emma Agosta spells out special considerations for wheeled navigation, building on her experience as a Wilderness Navigation instructor. Bikepacking is the newest activity in our club, initiated by Tacoma Branch. >>Navigation instructor and recent convert to lighter weight backpacking Peter Hendrickson compares mirrored and non-mirrored baseplate compasses. While Mountaineers navigation courses recommend mirrored compasses, they are not required. >>Staying Found (Foothills) and Introduction to Map & Compass (Seattle) get a side-by-side comparison. These blended model courses both provide online classroom and in-person, local field trips. >>Free (or nearly) smartphone altimeter and GPS app reviews are updated in the quarterly look at favorites. >>Subscribers are offered a 20% discount from Mountaineers Books for Green Trails Maps and Wilderness Navigation, 3rd edition. See the half page ad, page 20, for the code.