3 Must-have Items to Keep in Your Safety Kit
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3 Must-have Items to Keep in Your Safety Kit

Alpine. Forests. Or even that ever-popular "deserted island": Whatever the territory, you just passed through the unimaginable — a multi-day backcountry emergency — unscathed. You can chalk it up t...
How to Navigate and Use a Compass
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How to Navigate and Use a Compass

A tool for the Ages—the compass is a great companion for any off-trail hiker or explorer. There are many different uses for a compass. Here, we’ll cover the simplest use—taking a bearing. You’ll le...