50 Miler

High Adventure Backpacking

Learn How to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

We teach you how to improve your wilderness skills for a safe, enjoyable trip, everytime!

The Latest from the Blog

how to read a map - feat img
Hiking

How to Read a Map

If there’s one must-have skill every hiker and camper should learn, it’s how to read a map. Arming yourself with this knowledge not only reduces

Read More »
how to take a bearing - feat img
Hiking

How to Take a Compass Bearing

Knowing how to take compass bearings is one of the most vital skills every backcountry adventurer should learn. Doing so allows you to establish your whereabouts, plot

Read More »
how to use map compass featimg hero
Hiking

How to Use a Map & Compass

Compass Basics Let’s start with a little bit of trivia… Did you know that the compass is one of the “Four Great Inventions” of Ancient

Read More »