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Backcountry Navigation Tips From onX Maps

The team from onX Maps loves to get out from behind the screens they use to build their digital products and explore the backcountry. We wanted to learn some tips about how they use the product for their own needs, so we turned to onX’s own, Cavan Williams, to gain some insight.

How to Plan an Out-of-State Backpack Hunt

The possibility of hunting out of state is becoming a reality for more and more folks.  When I was younger, I thought I would never be able to do something like that.  I remember thinking how it must be such a hassle and way out of my price range.  In reality, however, an out of state hunt is totally doable for the blue-collar hunter.  Doing the hunt as a backpack-style trip only adds to the level of adventure.  That was actually how I pulled off my very first out of state hunt.  Since then, the idea of doing it on a regular basis and taking advantage of what the west has to offer doesn’t intimidate me at all.  In fact, it is quite the opposite.  With a bit of planning, you can do the same thing; and hopefully after this article, you will.