I spent a fair bit of time in preparing hikes and other trips and I use a mix of old and new techniques for that. It al starts with a basic topographic map and comparing the results with satellite maps, … Preparing the road is part of the happiness or me!

Good navigation is the key to a good trip, wether it’s for hiking long distance travel, weekend trip, … a bit of preparation can result in stunning roads, rare hiking trails, …

I’m a very tech adept, so GPS devices are on top of my most used gear on hikes and vacations. I took me quite a while to get all the aspects under control. And now that I’m quite an expert in digital navigation, my interest turned back to the old school skills of reading maps and using a compass.