basic how to use a compass link

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basic how to use a compass link

#1 Postby bigdave » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:36 am

iv'e been away from hiking so long i couldnt remember how to do bearings with a compass

so i searched youtube and found a video then thought this may be usefull to to others starting out with no idea on how to use a compass

this is the easiest to follow explanation i could find

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BinaWa_Sl0s

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#2 Postby Nik - KOTM » Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:52 pm

Excellent description - worth taking a note... however he didn't go the other way and explain the reverse to get it onto a map
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