Beginner Basics

Beginner Basics: Folding, Thumbing, and Orienting

Three skills taught in beginner’s clinics are the simplest and most important elements to “staying found”. They are folding, thumbing, and orienting your map. With these techniques you will know where you are, where you’re going, and which direction that is…

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