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

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


New Book Cover Preview!

The cover of my new book, How to Read Water, has now been unveiled. Hope you like it! More information about the book and how to pre-order can be found on this page.

Water Sky

A 'Water Sky' is the name given to the way that the underside of clouds appears noticeably darker when these clouds are over open water compared to the same clouds over bright white ice. For obvious reasons it is an effect associated with high latitudes…

Napoleon's Drummers

Last night I came across an interesting snippet in Andrew Robert's excellent biography of Napoleon . Napoleon's experiences in Russia stir images of bitter winter conditions, but it was not always so. This sentence describes their early advances in the July of 1812: "The heat…