This weeks Friday Top Tip is a great resource from @ordnancesurvey_maps website , it’s their education section & is full of useful learning tools for navigation & mapping. Useful for beginners & teachers of navigation & has useful resources like symbol legends, flash cards, maps etc.
Friday Top Tips – WIND !!! There’s going to be a lot of it over the next few days & its the outdoor adventurers biggest foe !! Wind more than anything can effect your day so knowing where it’s coming from & the speed is essential.
But it’s never easy transferring a forecast to a map & your route, especially when it changes direction & speed & this is key when planning your walk / climb etc.
This fab App “Windy” or website www.Windy.com is brilliant for looking how the wind effects your journey on the map, you can even see when it changes direction & speed by scrolling through timeline.
Have a look through the pictures for examples & visit their site / App Store