Navigation

Navigation, map by John Evans

The Club offers a series of free training sessions in navigation each year. Non-members are welcome to try some sessions before joining the Club.¬†On a walk, don’t hesitate to ask the leader for some tips on navigating.¬†Prefer to teach yourself? Here are some useful resources:

An introduction to effective use of your GPS

Starting your GPS, position format, datum, waypoints and set-up

GPSR and PC training notes

Includes links to manuals, free software, and to sources of digital maps.

Where am I, in latitude and longitude

How to set up your GPS to show latitude and longitude, as required by Emergency Services

Finding your way in the bush, by George Carter

The Club’s 2007 publication on navigation techniques.


Image: Route map, by John Evans