“Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature”

Tristan Gooley | Author of “The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs”


Far From the Madding Crowd

My thanks to Elwyn Waugh for drawing my attention to this lovely passage in Thomas Hardy's, 'Far from the Madding Crowd': The lamb, revived by the warmth began to bleat, and the sound entered Gabriel's ears and brain with an instant meaning, as expected sounds…

Please Vote!

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs has been shortlisted for a BBC Countryfile Magazine award. Which is nice. I'd be very grateful if you could vote, it takes a minute. (You'll be asked about other categories as well, but they are drop-down lists,…

Outdoor Clues Photos

A huge thanks to Neil Mapes for sending in these lovely winter photos of outdoor clues, inspired by The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs. I particularly like the heiligenshein (middle right).