Natural Navigation

In this episode we look at some simple methods to navigate using the sun. We look at the short shadow stick method of finding direction using a shadow stick and the sun, how to walk in a straight line using a long stick, some important hydration tips and how to find direction using the sun and an analogue watch.

Hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!

This video is presented by Gordon Dedman, founder of Bushcraft Survival Australia (BSA), an outdoor bushcraft survival school dedicated to teaching genuine and authentic modern and traditional outdoor living skills through carefully designed educational courses.
Gordon is a former member of the Australian Army 1st Commando Regiment and is presently a survival instructor in NORFORCE, an Australian Army Reserve Regional Force Surveillance Unit (RFSU). NORFORCE conducts patrols in the remote areas of Northern Australia, working closely with Aboriginal communities.

Gordon has trained at and completed numerous Survival and Bushcraft courses and certifications worldwide at schools run by Paul Kirtley, Ray Mears, Dave Canterbury, Lofty Wiseman and Bob Cooper. Gordon also works seasonally as an outdoor guide in the NT, taking clients on camping expeditions into Kakadu and Arnhemland.

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