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Dead-reckoning navigation | Basic but oft-used hiking skill

Author(s): Andrew Skurka
Video Release Date: September 5, 2017
Video Source: YouTube

For on-trail hiking, this is the single most important navigation skill. Use dead-reckoning to predict your ETA at future landmarks and to approximate your current location.

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