Sep 27th, 2019
Before there was Google Maps, there was the compass.
Ken and Colin briefly revisit the topic of bear bags, discussing an article which argues that bagging is not actually a very effective means of dissuading bears from getting at your food.
From there, they move on to discuss orienteering: what it is, how to do it, and why it’s still an important skill for Scouts to learn.
Oh, and here’s a great reference page for how to take a bearing.
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Slow Burn, by Kevin MacLeod