If you are lost without a compass, point the hour hand of your watch at the sun. Halfway between the hour hand and 12 on the watch will be south. This even works with Daylight Saving Time.

Take a look at the first in a series of documents on navigation. I know it is a little basic, but we must start somewhere. The first is titled “finding your way with a map and compass”

Located here:

Finding your way
Another Great set of pages are here Map Tools

Look under the Content area for more links and info

Eyehike Content

A few documents in the pub folder have been added