Entries tagged "winter navigation"
There were a surprisingly low number of entries for the winter clues competition, but some fun and unusual ideas amongst them. Using seaweed to work out high tide, listening to taps on the wall in prison, being a couple of my favourites.
However the winner has won for three reasons:
1) It is sort of obvious, and yet I had never considered it. This is true of many of the best natural navigation clues. They are under our noses and yet we don't spot them. Frankly, as soon as I read it, I thought: why didn't I…
I took these two photographs during a walk in the woods on Friday morning.
The second picture was taken facing the opposite direction to the first, but which direction are they both taken in?
I will update this page with an answer in a few days.
Don't forget: 9 more days to go in the Winter Clues competition. Still very few entries and it's wide open, so every entry in with a good shout.
The outdoors can feel less exotic in winter and to counter this I thought I would run a competition to get us looking a little harder for intrigue at this time of year.
The winner of the competition will be the person who emails me the most interesting winter natural navigation clue, but to qualify it has to be one that I have not come across before.
The prize is a private nighttime natural navigation course in the South Downs in West Sussex, for up to 4 people. The winner will also receive signed/dedicated…