More than 1,000 hikers go missing every year in our national parks alone. Most are found within hours, but basic skills can help you get home without making a seriousor even fatalmistake. Follow this advice for staying on course.
by Kristy Holland
Rock cairns Like this one can help you stay oriented. (by Kirkendall)
A satellite communicator can be a lifesaving tool.
This signpost is a clue that you're on the right track. (by Seaver)
A white blaze is a standard trail marker. (by J. Chow)
Survive overnight with a shelter like this. (by Supercorn)