Out Treckking? Dont Get Caught In The Dark Again…

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Out trekking and need to setup camp before the sun goes down?

Lost your watch?

Don’t get caught short.

Here’s how you can roughly determine how much daylight is left using nothing but your own digits.

Simply count the finger widths between the sun and the horizon. Each finger is equivalent to 15 minutes, with each hand totaling an hour. When the sun dips low enough that only two hands fit, it’s time to search for a suitable campsite and assemble a shelter (if you’re near the poles, the sun will hover over the horizon for a longer period of time).

Thanks hands!

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