Navigation is one of the Ten Essentials and most outdoors people take a compass with them on every adventure. But how do you use them? In this REI Expert Advice Video, they teach you what you need to know to navigate easily, safely and with confidence. Watch to learn the parts of the compass, how to set your declination and how to take a bearing from a map and in the field.
To learn more about using your compass, head to your local REI Outdoor School and take a Navigations Course.