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

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

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Prevailing Winds, Caribbean-Style

One of the few golden rules in natural navigation is this: make sure you get to know the winds in the area you are travelling. As this photo of a tree in Barbuda shows, once you know which way the winds have been been blowing,…

Shortcut Clues in the Clwydian Range

I had a bit of fun on a short walk in the beautiful Clwydian Range of hills recently, using a very simple technique that hovers between natural navigation and tracking. Whenever you are following a path and feel that it is not taking you exactly…

Paul Kirtley Podcast

At the end of 2014 Tristan did a podcast interview with the bushcraft instructor, Paul Kirtley. It can be found here. There is a lot of great info and a growing number of other interviews on there too. It is well worth checking out Paul's…