The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator


  • Author: Tristan Gooley
  • Release Date : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Outdoors
  • File Size: 13281721 Bytes


Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. Now this singular guide helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood—that a windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong can help us find our way, if we know what to look and listen for. Adventurer and navigation expert Tristan Gooley unlocks the directional clues hidden in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, plant growth, and the habits of wildlife. Rich with navigational anecdotes collected across ages, continents, and cultures, The Natural Navigator will help keep you on course and open your eyes to the wonders, large and small, of the natural world....

The Natural Navigator, Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Natural Navigator, Tenth Anniversary Edition


  • Author: Tristan Gooley
  • Release Date : 2020-11-24
  • Genre: Outdoors
  • File Size: Bytes


“A truly vital book for any outdoor adventurer.”—Cabin Life Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. A windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong could point the way home, and they still do—if you know how to look. With The Natural Navigator, his first book, Tristan Gooley invited us to notice the directional clues hidden all around: in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, growing plants, and habits of wildlife. A decade after publication, this modern classic still reminds us that we can find south by joining the horns of the crescent moon—and find adventure in our own backyards....

The Natural Navigator
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Natural Navigator


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-03-30
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780753523117


The Natural Navigator Book Description :

Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside. You'll discover how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean and in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is a glorious exploration of the rediscovered art of natural navigation....

The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-09-03
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780753558362


The Natural Navigator Book Description :

**From the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS and HOW TO READ WATER** 'Changes the way you experience the world' -- Sunday Times 'Wonderfully stimulating' -- Michael Palin Discover the lost art of reading nature's own signposts with this beautiful tenth anniversary edition of The Natural Navigator. Starting with a simple question – 'Which way am I looking?' – Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the forgotten art of finding your way using nature's clues, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. Using Tristan's expert insight and anecdotes, you'll develop a unique insight into the world around you. From learning w...

The Natural Navigator
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Natural Navigator


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781615190461


The Natural Navigator Book Description :

Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. Now this singular guide helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood—that a windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong can help us find our way, if we know what to look and listen for. Adventurer and navigation expert Tristan Gooley unlocks the directional clues hidden in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, plant growth, and the habits of wildlife. Rich with navigational anecdotes collected across ages, continents, and cultures, The Natural Navigator will help keep you on course and open your eyes to the wonders, large and small, of the natural world....

The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Virgin Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Navigation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0753541882


The Natural Navigator Book Description :

Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside. You'll discover how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean and in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is a glorious exploration of the rediscovered art of natural navigation....

The Natural Navigator  Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Natural Navigator Tenth Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2020-11-24
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781615197156


The Natural Navigator Tenth Anniversary Edition Book Description :

“A truly vital book for any outdoor adventurer.”—Cabin Life Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. A windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong could point the way home, and they still do—if you know how to look. With The Natural Navigator, his first book, Tristan Gooley invited us to notice the directional clues hidden all around: in the sun, moon, stars, clouds, weather patterns, lengthening shadows, changing tides, growing plants, and habits of wildlife. A decade after publication, this modern classic still reminds us that we can find south by joining the horns of the crescent moon—and find adventure in our own backyards....

The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide

The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-06-27
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780753547564


The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide Book Description :

Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. With Tristan's help, you'll learn why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside. You'll discover how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean and in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is a glorious exploration of the rediscovered art of natural navigation. The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide is a...

The Natural Explorer
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Natural Explorer


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Discoveries in geography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1444720317


The Natural Explorer Book Description :

The most rewarding travel experiences do not depend on our destination or the length of our journey, but on our levels of awareness. A short walk can compare with an epic journey, when we take the time to focus on the things that dramatically enrich each journey. Combining the work of the some of the most insightful travellers of the past two thousand years with his own experience, Tristan Gooley, author of THE NATURAL NAVIGATOR demonstrates how it is possible to connect profoundly with the lands we travel through. Exploration is no longer about hardship or long distances, it is about celebrating the sense of connection and discovery that is possible in all our travels. http://www.naturalnavigator.com/the-natural-explorer/...

How to Read Water
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

How to Read Water


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2016-09-11
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781615193592


How to Read Water Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller A Forbes Top 10 Conservation and Environment Book of 2016 Read the sea like a Viking and interpret ponds like a Polynesian—with a little help from the “natural navigator”! In his eye-opening books The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley helped readers reconnect with nature by finding direction from the trees, stars, clouds, and more. Now, he turns his attention to our most abundant—yet perhaps least understood—resource. Distilled from his far-flung adventures—sailing solo across the Atlantic, navigating with Omani tribespeople, canoeing in Borneo, and walking in his own backyard—Gooley shares hundreds of techniques in How to Read Water. Readers will: Find north using...

The Walker s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

The Walker s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Release Date : 2015-05-21
  • Genre: Hiking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1444780107


The Walker s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs Book Description :

**From the bestselling author of THE NATURAL EXPLORER and HOW TO READ WATER, the Sunday Times Book Of The Year** 2015 BBC Countryfile Magazine Country Book of the Year and winner of the Outdoor Book of the Year at The Great Outdoors Awards 2015 'Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book' The Times The ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. Includes over 850 outdoor clues and signs. This top ten bestseller is the result of Tristan Gooley's two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six years of instructing, researching and writing. It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in th...

How to Connect with Nature

How to Connect with Nature


  • Author : Tristan Gooley
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-01-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230771604


How to Connect with Nature Book Description :

A deep knowledge of our natural environment is no longer a vital part of everyday survival, certainly for those of us living in cities and working in weatherproof offices. Unless we have an inherent love of the great outdoors, do we really need to connect with nature? Bestselling author Tristan Gooley believes that real connection, no matter how small, can enrich us as individuals, allowing us to see every living thing in its own intricate network. Offering a host of techniques, he helps us awaken our senses and deepen our understanding of nature's cycles, conflicts and relationships. By cultivating the right mindset we can gain a better appreciation of the world, both indoors and outdoors. One in the new series of books from The School of Life, laun...