Brown beads with tan cord or black beads with foliage green cord.
Pace count beads or ranger beads as they are more often called, are to help you keep track of how far you have traveled, usually at night. Ranger beads have been used as a means of measuring distance for centuries.
By pulling down a bead every time you have walked 100 meters, and with the way the beads are arranged you can keep track of 5000 meters traveled.
First, find your pace count . For most people it's between 60 and 70 left steps for 100 meters. You can find out what yours is by measuring off the distance, then walk normally and count every time your left foot hits the ground (or right foot, it doesn't matter, just use the same foot each time).
Now, every time you walk that many steps, pull down one of the lower beads. Each one stands for 100 meters you've walked.
When you've pulled all of those down, pull down one of the top ones AND push all the lower ones back up . This represents 1000 meters.
Repeat the process for however far you're traveling.
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