Week 4: Losing my bearings

First, let me say a few words about the importance of maps in the back-country. A good map can mean the difference between a successful expedition and a tragic descent into delirium, discord and rampant cannibalism. Maps require a degree of protection; if placed within the wrong area of a hikerís backpack, such as against the shoulder blades, the sweat and friction will steadily reduce the paper to shreds of pulp. Trust me on this one.




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