I'm not sure if this is the right place to post it but I'm going out on a limb here and hoping that since hammock camping will allow you to get pretty remote w/o as much worry about a good site to setup when compared to a tent, that you guys might know, or have a resource, to explain using a compass behind "the needle points north".
The more I read the more I get confused, maybe I'm just over thinking it. I've been reading about declination and I understand what it is and why you need to compensate for it, but what I don't understand is exactly how. I understand that true north varies from magnetic north by a set amount of degrees that adjust over time and that you need to compensate in the opposite direction. I don't understand how & I don't understand the "bubble over bubble" thing people keep talking about. Help? I bought the Brunton 8099 Eclipse.