Tag: navigation

81 Why would one aim off when navigating with a map and compass? 2017-01-17T01:29:02.137

45 How can you navigate without a compass or GPS 2012-01-24T20:09:28.480

42 I never adjust for true north. Is this bad practice? 2015-12-17T09:23:45.787

37 Compass compatibility: Can I use my US compass in Australia? 2017-02-10T22:08:00.153

30 Are corpses on Mount Everest used as way-points? 2016-08-19T13:27:49.453

28 Will a compass work underground or underwater? 2016-04-18T15:41:40.623

27 How can you navigate / determine your location in thick fog? 2012-01-24T22:15:17.400

26 How to temporarily mark a trail? 2017-02-21T03:00:12.567

25 How much distance is there between True North and Magnetic North Poles? 2015-12-17T13:34:21.433

21 What should I do when I'm lost? 2012-01-25T07:04:54.887

21 How do you locate the "North Star"? 2014-09-08T13:02:03.233

20 Can a compass needle become de-magnetized over time? 2014-10-14T17:22:37.273

20 How can I find north from the stars without recognizable constellations? 2016-09-18T20:21:36.137

17 How precise is a pedometer for estimating on a backpacking trip? 2014-05-10T21:04:55.187

17 What format should I use to report my location to emergency responders? 2014-07-04T20:49:34.920

17 Are there any general rules of thumb for route finding up a mountain without any trails? 2017-03-07T03:47:57.570

16 What is "Isolation" and "Prominence" in mountain terms? 2015-10-19T11:05:29.967

15 How do I read a topographic map? 2012-01-28T14:34:31.643

15 How to estimate distance in sea 2012-09-05T05:14:52.203

15 How do you stabilize a sextant for use on a boat in rough water? 2016-05-26T22:36:12.917

13 Thinking about a road trip out West 2012-03-01T15:02:44.310

13 Does Moss only grow on the North side of trees? 2012-10-08T16:44:53.040

13 Is it normal for a compass to develop an air bubble at high altitude? 2017-01-31T00:49:26.157

12 Navigational gear worldwide 2012-03-07T15:56:34.913

12 Are there types of compass other than the regular magnetic one and the gyrocompass? 2017-02-11T20:41:11.460

11 Magnetic deviation at either pole 2012-03-11T06:25:49.467

11 Group protocol should the group become separated 2012-06-01T12:58:32.123

11 How to estimate current speed and direction while swimming at sea? 2012-09-13T03:18:40.907

11 Can I use satellite images as hiking maps, how? 2013-09-10T15:35:47.503

11 Depth Perception in the Mountains 2014-05-22T22:04:47.750

11 Is a smartphone or dedicated gps receiver better for navigation in the desert? 2015-06-07T15:41:16.347

11 Calculate true north with a compass and map 2015-12-09T19:17:05.807

10 What Navigation Aids can I make on an island with only a knife? 2016-02-17T19:00:02.997

9 When is the best time of year to find the North Pole? 2015-12-17T15:41:58.923

8 Are the orienteering marches popular in Germany? 2012-06-11T19:29:44.943

8 How do I find north using a watch? 2014-09-08T11:32:21.890

8 What are the measurements on this slope angle tool? 2015-02-13T16:46:45.593

8 How to find route for pedestrian 2016-07-01T06:49:54.127

8 How do you correct Google Earth's incorrect slope percentage? 2016-12-30T02:00:59.157

8 Can a compass reverse polarity? 2017-01-31T15:55:45.183

8 I have a compass but no watch, how can I tell when it will get dark? 2017-02-25T11:27:52.063

8 In orienteering/navigation, what is a handrail feature? 2017-12-03T23:43:04.360

8 What is a catch feature in orienteering? 2017-12-03T23:59:53.937

7 Is a compass generally accurate in only one hemisphere, or both? 2012-06-01T15:51:45.397

7 Can a compass be thrown off by its surroundings? 2017-02-08T03:07:34.177

7 How to identify latitude & longitude with a compass? 2017-02-25T11:42:43.990

7 Would there be any practical uses of a geological map for a hiker/backpacker? 2017-04-12T02:43:13.297

7 What is the col between Mt Meru and Kilimanjaro? 2017-06-25T14:17:58.103

6 If I lose my compass, what is the easiest way to identify and follow a heading? 2012-01-25T20:09:44.777

6 What do unusual waymarks in France mean? 2013-03-09T12:44:01.950

6 GPS navigation device or app that allows entry of UTM coordinates? 2014-07-25T15:34:52.763

6 How would navigation be different while hiking at night? 2017-03-30T16:29:04.533

6 What is dead reckoning when navigating with a map and compass? 2017-03-31T00:45:18.450

5 Identifying named peaks from the summit of a north-american peak 2013-06-12T20:22:40.573

5 IOS Map App that creates routes by tracing a path? 2016-02-28T18:41:21.967

5 Garmin Etrex 10 2016-08-06T01:53:31.683

5 Can you find your location using the angle between compass bearings? 2017-02-27T03:14:02.973

4 Learning to find north using moon phases 2013-09-04T19:49:10.140

3 Orienteering skill organized trainings in Germany? 2013-08-16T20:27:27.263

3 GPS unit for road cycling and mountaineering 2016-08-19T14:40:19.220

3 How to triangulate your position with a map and compass? 2017-01-30T00:21:27.060

3 In orienteering/navigation, what is an attack point? 2018-02-16T03:21:25.390

1 What is the minimum knowledge to navigate with only a compass? 2017-02-25T12:03:37.737