Tag: map

Do You Have A Handheld GPS Receiver?

A handheld GPS Receiver is an excellent navigation tool and they come with a wide variety of form factors, features, and options for many different intended uses. Being a ‘modern’ survival site, we certainly acknowledge this particular high-tech gadget and its wide array of functionality and usefulness in our lives …

Find North At Night By The Star – Polaris

To find your direction at night, you only need to find the ‘North Star’ (Polaris) to know the direction of “true north”. Note, the North Star is NOT the brightest star at night (many people assume that it is). The North Star is actually of average brightness. If you can …

A Good Compass For Map Reading And Navigation

It’s a good idea not to rely solely on your GPS tracker. A good compass (and map) will enable you to navigate without the high tech. Map reading and navigation by map in this modern day-and-age of GPS is apparently seldom used by hikers, hunters, campers, etc.. who instead rely …

Road Atlas Map For Each State

It’s a good idea to keep a map or road atlas for your state (and surrounding states where you may travel) in your vehicle as a backup to your GPS navigation system. From a preparedness point of view, a hard copy map or road atlas can’t be beat… A GPS …