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December 8, 2017

This is the second part of our series intended for the novice to intermediate adventurers, hikers, trail runners, or anyone who is looking to broaden their horizons exploring the outdoors. The intent is to provide a very practical guide to understanding terrain, reading maps, planning a route using some tools available online, and navigating using modern methods (GPS/Smartphone) as well…

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December 5, 2017

This short series is intended for the novice to intermediate adventurers, hikers, trail runners, or anyone who is looking to broaden their horizons exploring the outdoors. The intent is to provide a very practical guide to understanding terrain, reading maps, planning a route using some tools available online, and navigating using modern methods (GPS/Smartphone) as well as traditional methods (map…

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May 25, 2015

This is the second post in our 3-part series about Smartphones in the Backcountry. We just wrapped up a primer on all things-smartphone in Part I. Now we’ll take a look at several types of apps that will be essential to making the most of your smartphone in your outdoor activities. These will include apps for navigation, activity tracking, geocaching,…

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