- Double Blaze
(1) Two blazes, one above the other. They denote a change in direction or a junction in the trail. When the top blaze is offset to the right, it means the trail turns right, or vice versa.
(2) This refers to two blazes, one placed slightly above the other, at places requiring alertness, usually just before a turn in the trail. Sometimes the top blaze is offset in the direction of the turn.
(1) Fortunately, when you see a double blaze it's only a trail marker and not like a fire coming at you from two directions at once. Usually.
(2) Ed went off the trail because he had his eyes crossed and saw a double blaze.