Monthly Archives: February 2016


Survival Kit 1

There are many off the shelf survival kits on the market but I wouldn’t buy one.  They often have poor quality components that don’t work very well, if at all, and others that don’t serve any practical use; and you might want to vary what you have in a survival kit depending upon environment, time […]

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Natural navigation using the moon

Navigating by the moon

A simple way to determine direction at night is by the moon.  Draw an imaginary line that connects the tips of a crescent moon.  Where the imaginary line touches the horizon is approximately south.  The higher the moon in the sky, the more accurate direction will be. This only works when there is a crescent […]