When you’re out in the wilderness, it’s all about preparing as if anything can happen. Sure you brought along a compass, GPS and a map, but let’s suppose everything got washed down stream or a bear ransacked your camp when you walked off to use the bathroom. Now what? 

Even without a compass, it can be easy to reorient yourself and find your way home as long as you possess some simple skills to figure out your direction. Here are four ways to find north without using a compass.