Gallery 10012 - Orienteering In Trails

A visual explanation for finding trails on the ground.

in order to access it quickly and conveniently in the future: the index has several thousand pictures, so you may take your time to visit it.




1995-01B-08A.jpg - Walking over a trunk is not difficult and sometimes is the only way to go over an obstacle.



1995-01B-09A.jpg - When you cross a trunk you should be careful and never jump over it.



1995-01B-16A.jpg - One of the differences between trunks that are in the path of people or animals and that are crossed is the kind of things, particularly vegetation, deposited on top of them.



1995-01B-14A.jpg - A mark or sign left by the use of a cutting device like a machete on the bark of this tree.



1995-01B-17A.jpg - A bifurcation; if you have to decide which way to go, you will be generally safer by going over the trail that looks used more often.



1995-01B-15A.jpg - Trails used frequently will be clearly visible on the ground.



1995-01B-25A.jpg - A relatively used trail in which a sign is clearly visible o the bark of a tree.



1995-01B-28A.jpg - Trails frequently disappear in open places like this one. In order to find the trail again you should walk straight ahead, to the other side of the field; there, where the forest stars again you will generally find the trail marked on the ground.



1995-01B-30A.jpg - In open places of large dimensions, especially in low areas that are recurrently covered with water, trails will almost certainly be find on the perimeter.



1995-01B-31A.jpg - Open fields with lagoons, lakes, ponds and water streams will certainly sport converging trails made by people and animals looking for water.



1995-01B-32A.jpg - Open fiends, besides offering various advantages for any survivor like easily reachable water in ponds, lakes and streams, are very good for signalling.



1995-01D-21A.jpg - Around lakes and fjords it will be generally possible to find trails.



1995-01E-0.jpg - While it will be generally safe to follow water streams down water to reach civilisation sometimes, topographical considerations will tell otherwise.



1995-01E-07.jpg - Trails may not be necessarily visible from afar.



1995-01E-02.jpg - In somewhat flat and open terrain trails may become visible in some parts although they will tend to disappear.



1995-01E-10.jpg - Trails will generally converge into open areas where some sort of tidy vegetation is observable, a sign of human habitation in the area.



1995-01E-22.jpg - Only from a very short distance or flying very low the smallest trails become apparent.



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