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Navigating with Map and Compass

Even in this era of Smartphones and the GPS nothing can replace the value of a compass and paper map. L.L.Bean’s founder, Leon Leonwood Bean, once said, “If you get lost, just go straight back to camp.” If only it were that easy. How do I use a compass? Let’s find out.

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  • Carl W. C.

    Interesting to note that the dashboard of a car, boat, or even the ring on your finger can interfere w/ the compass pointing. Hope this is included in course. (My teachings are Coast Guard & A-town Hiking Club visitor.

    1 · May 4, 2014

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