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Navigate: Forests and Mountains

Skirt forests and mountains with ease with these tips and gear.
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Key Gear

1. Strap Suunto’s Arrow 5 onto your thumb and you’ll have your compass at the ready for constant consults—a huge plus when navigating obstacle-ridden forest. $45; .9 oz.;

2. With a big, easy-to-read face, the Timex Expedition WS4 altimeter watch gives you precise altitude readings at a glance. It also features our favorite barometric pressure graph, so you can predict incoming weather. $200; 3 oz.;

3. No need to spend beaucoup for maps. Download free topos in PDF format from and print them out at home.

Photos by Courtesy, Map by Julia Vandenoever,and Illustrations by Supercorn

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