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    Navigation basics: map and compass

    This guide contains Instructables aimed towards helping out scouting troops, from Cub Scout Basics to High Adventure skills. Some are repeats from other pins.

    Using a Compass - The Basics

    navigation with map & compass

    Navigating without a map in the jungle

    Compass basics, tips for newbies.

    Backcountry Search and Rescue : Land Nav. I found this interesting, great to add to basic land navigation skills.

    Navigating Without A Compass - Guide For Prepping and Surviving

    Land navigation and map reading

    Land Navigation – Introduction To Maps Part 2 | Survival Magazine - Preparedness - Homesteading - SHTF - Survival kits

    Land Navigation – Distance and Direction | Survival Magazine - Preparedness - Homesteading - SHTF - Survival kits

    Hypothermia Infographic shtf,preparedness

    Long Match | Survival Magazine - Preparedness - Homesteading - Survival kits

    Disaster Preparedness | Survival Prepping Ideas, Survival Gear, Skills & Emergency Preparedness Tips - Survival Life Blog: survivallife.com #survivallife #survival #prepping #emergencypreparedness

    Basic survival skills

    Knowing how to find the North Star in the northern hemisphere is definitely one of the most basic navigational skills that everyone should know - being lost in the wilderness without a compass is not the time to be trying to figure out where the North Star is.

    Awesome explanation of the compass declination. In Utah, for example you are about 12 degrees off of the true north.

    Preparedness Quick Tip #45: Use Your Analog Watch as a Compass -- takes a little practice and isn't 100% effective, but if you've lost everything else, this can give you an approximation to get you on your way! Please read for more details @ MomwithaPREP

    Compass, altimeter and wireless connectivity, plus a preloaded 100k topo map of the continental U.S.—Garmin GPSMAP 62ST GPS. #REIGifts

    Ultimate Survival Technologies 30-Day Lantern at REI.com