Navigating with a smart phone

Navigating on the hills¬†with a smartphone¬†has become¬†quite a¬†contentious subject and there¬†are a lot of misconceptions¬†around how GPS works on a smartphone. In this article, I aim to explain how to safely navigate with your phone and at the same time, debunk some of the myths I often see mentioned¬†on social media. Firstly, I can't stress …

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Navigation and the best of both worlds?

Navigation seems to be ripe for discussion at the moment, are the tables finally turning? Will GPS replace the traditional map and compass?¬†¬†I've recently read¬†two interesting blogs on the subject, one from Outdoors Father, Navigation in the 21st century Part 1 ‚Äď are you up to date?¬†and Alex Roddie's Going paperless in the hills ‚Äď …

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