The Gea Org.

Navigation with Distance, Time, and Pace (XIV)

By Robert Finlay of

Edited by Federico Ferrero

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2. Hiking Down a Canyon Using Altimeter, Distance, Time, and Pace:

You are descending Long Valley again from WP 3 to WP6. You've got your altimeter with you.

ref: map B6, Long Valley.

You want to exit the valley at the red arrow.

Distance: Your measurement is 2.1 km.

Pace: You've been moving at 11 min/km.

Time: You'll be there in about 23-25 min.

Altimeter: At WP 3 you are at el. 7800'. Your exit point is at el. 7440'.

So: In 23 to 25 min and when your altimeter reads between 7450' and 7430 m you're on your way up to WP 6.

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