- Info Wanted: Best introductory books on learning Solid MAP AND COMPASS skills for the backcountry
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- Staying Found: The Complete Map & Compass Handbook
- the complete map and compass handbook
Info Wanted: Best introductory books on learning Solid MAP AND COMPASS skills for the backcountry
Make and Use a Sun Compass Here's some information resources on conventional magnetic compasses, and instructions on setting up a sun compass if you don't have one. Method of setting up a sun compass. Use a Sun Compass! Share your thoughts. Related Content. The Drunken Botanist.
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We flirted and kissed and slept with boys then drove away, to the next town, and did it all again. We relied on our wits, and on the kindness of strangers.
We visited dozens of mechanics, each of them scoffing when we told them where we were headed. We wrote letters home. I wrote in my journal. When we eventually made it to the west coast, and saw the Pacific glimmering in the distance, our jubilation was tamed by the knowledge that on the other side of the ocean, our adult lives were waiting. Kurt Cobain had been dead for eight months. For a whole day in the middle of June, America was glued to their televisions, watching OJ run.
It could only happen in America, we thought. We were wrong. What I do remember is this: I had strayed away from books as a teenager, along with my childhood dream of being a writer.
Being on the road, and reading On the Road , brought me back. He wanted to lose himself. She adjusted her plans when she had to, in the interest of self-preservation.
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As a young woman, she was well aware of her vulnerability, aware that autonomy and self-sufficiency, was not a given right, but something to be savoured. The McCandless story will always gnaw at me. It is her story that pulls us somewhere good, takes us back to the wellspring, back into life itself.
She writes, both in Wild and in her legendary Dear Sugar columns, with a brutal honesty about sex and death and life, eschewing — for the most part — Oprahesque self-help mantras in favour of a life-affirming pragmatism. She died a famous woman denyingher woundsdenyingher wounds came from the same source as her power. For the remainder of the hike, she keeps the book sealed in a ziplock bag, only returning to it at the end.
Staying Found: The Complete Map & Compass Handbook
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Try These Author June Fleming takes you through the same steps she teaches in her wilderness classes, showing you the latest and simplest ways to plan routes and find your way over the trickiest terrain. You'll pick up practical skills and solutions to problems you may encounter, such as route-finding in poor visibility and adjusting for declination. Skiers and snowshoers will even find guidance for navigating on snow. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran of wilderness travel, Staying Found will point you in the right direction. The chapter on teaching your children to stay found is worth the price of the book.