Mark Spencer

Hi there, my name is Mark Spencer. I'm a hiker, alpinist, and an adventurer. I want to share my 20 years of experience in the field of hiking, trekking, and alpinism with you.

Best Handheld GPS for Backpacking and Hiking in 2021

It took the advent of radar, sonar and chronometers to replace sextons used as navigational tools by the earliest explorers, but the most progress cartographers could make into the 20th century were maps and atlases that guided drivers and ultimately cyclists from place to place. U.S. military engineers pioneered GPS technology in the 1970s, but …

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