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    How to Use a Compass

    It's one of the Ten Essentials, but do you know how to use your compass? Learn the basics of declination, bearings and how to use them.

    rated 4.698630136986301 out of 5 with 73 reviews
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    How to Get Started Geocaching

    Geocaching, a type of high-tech treasure hunt, is a fun way to get outdoors and use your GPS receiver. Learn how to play and what to bring.

    rated 4.215686274509804 out of 5 with 51 reviews
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    Intro to Navigation

    This beginner-level series covers everything you need to know to get started with navigation.

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    How to Adjust the Declination on a Compass

    Declination, the difference between magnetic north and true north, is key to accurate navigation. Learn how to adjust for it on a compass.

    rated 3.8333333333333335 out of 5 with 42 reviews
  5. Buying Guides

    How to Choose a Compass

    This clear, concise guide helps you understand features, terms and technology to find the right compass for your needs.

    rated 4.555555555555555 out of 5 with 36 reviews
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    How to Choose and Use a GPS

    Learn the capabilities, basic functions and key features of handheld GPS receivers and get tips on how to use your new GPS unit.

    rated 4.380952380952381 out of 5 with 21 reviews
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    Geocaching with Kids

    Geocaching is a fun family-friendly way to explore the outdoors. Learn the basics, including what geocaching is and how to get started.

    rated 3.6153846153846154 out of 5 with 26 reviews
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    How to Read a Topo Map

    A topo map is an indispensable navigational tool, but only if you know how to read it. In this article, we'll teach you the basics.

    rated 3.5 out of 5 with 66 reviews