How To Use Your Analogue Watch As a Compas

Posted by Magnus Ejlskov on

In the unlikely situation that you get lost in the woods or in any situation need a compass, here’s how to find direction using your analogue watch. But first of all, if you ever end up in a situation like this, you might want to consider not wearing an analogue watch!

How To Find Direction With Your Analogue Watch


If you are lost somewhere in the northern hemisphere, point the hour hand directly towards the sun. Midway between 12 o’clock marker and the hour hand you’ll find south. What about the southern hemisphere? - Same principal, point the 12 o’clock marker towards the sun. Between the sun and the hour hand you’ll find north


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