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LOST AND FOUND

“IF YOU HAVE AT LEAST TWO IDENTIFIABLE LANDMARKS, YOU CAN USE YOUR MAP AND COMPASS TO TRIANGULATE YOUR POSITION.”

Away from civilization, you are just one mistake away from turning an enjoyable outing into a struggle for survival.

We tend to be more carefree during an outdoor adventure. We don’t always think of becoming lost and the bad things that can happen as a result. Add to that the fact that we’ve become dependent on having a little electronic voice tell us when to turn right or turn left.

Fun Times Can Take a Wrong Turn

If you’re not properly prepared for traveling off pavement, you can suddenly be caught off-guard and become lost. How does this happen? Multiple scenarios can lead you astray, including some of these possibilities.

You’re on a hike and have no intention of leaving the marked trail. But you’re distracted by the beautiful scenery. You step off the trail momentarily for that special photo to post online. Or maybe you sneak off discreetly for a bathroom break. Maybe downed trees from the last storm block your path and you’re forced to walk around them, or

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