Ep. 6 - Navigation #1 - Staying Found

Ep. 6 - Navigation #1 - Staying Found

Most backpackers plan their trips on well-established trails. Navigating this type of backcountry trip often as straightforward as following one trail to the next. Still, complications can arise even on the simplest backcountry trips, so it always makes sense to be prepared.

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Ep. 7 - Navigation #2 - Map, Compass & GPS

Ep. 7 - Navigation #2 - Map, Compass & GPS

No matter how simple your route may be, understanding how to use basic navigation equipment is a crucial skill for any backpacking adventure. A map and compass can keep you from getting lost or help you find your way again, and they’ll allow you to explore rarely traveled backcountry areas safely.

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