A review of the Atlas Guides (Guthook) Great Divide Trail app for Android and iOS-based devices. More than just navigation, it works as a guidebook, too.
A review of the Gaia GPS app for Android and iOS-based devices. A powerful, flexible, and easy to use navigation tool.
A quick and dirty way of estimating map mileage using a compass lanyard or similar sized string.
The fine art of making adjustments in the field while navigating in the backcountry. Something learned through experience.
The death of maps are greatly exaggerated. Here’s why.
The Power Point presentation about navigation for the long trails. Covers basics that should be known. May be viewed online; no additional software needed.
Don’t have a compass that where declination can be adjusted? Here’s a quick and dirty way to pre-set it!
In the latest issue of TrailGroove, I wrote an article about off-trail hiking and reported the news. Lots of other excellent articles as well. Check it out!