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Finding Direction Without a Compass

Preparation and carrying the ten essentials is vital to any outdoor trip. Map, compass and GPS make up my navigation kit. Still, the unplanned happens,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 0 comments Skills
Orienting Your Topographic Map

Orienting Your Topographic Map

I want to be as dialed in as the compass. This can be difficult in bad weather with limited visibility. In such a situation I’ll check my GPS, verify and plot my position on the map. I may resort to dead reckoning as I proceed.

by June 21, 2011 0 comments Skills