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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Maps of Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail from Garmin


The Trailhead Series: Introducing Pacific Crest Trail & Appalachian Trail

Sc-023-lg You asked. We listened. And now we have two great offerings for outdoor enthusiasts far and wide! Introducing ready-to-download trail maps for thePacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail. Any hiker worth his or her weight in granola and gorp knows about these two trails – which fall on many a backpacker’s ‘wish list’ hikes. And now they are ready to download directly to your compatible Garmin device. Each map provides highly detailed 24K topographic data along with terrain contours, elevations, summits, geographic points and more. Whether you’re planning a week in the woods or a thru-hike from start to finish, these maps will help guide you along each step of the way. Visit our Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail pages for more information! 

 http://garmin.blogs.com/my_weblog/2011/04/the-trailhead-series-introducing-pacific-crest-trail-appalachian-trail.html


Prepare for your next hiking or camping adventure with highly detailed 24K topographic maps for the Appalachian Trail. These maps feature terrain contours, topo elevations, summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes, geographic points as well as a fully routable trail.

  • Provides highly detailed digital topographic maps for the Appalachian Trail, comparable to 1:24,000 scale USGS maps.
  • Contains a fully routable trail from beginning to end, plus basic road coverage available as a reference.
  • Includes national, state and local parks, forests, recreational and wildlife area boundaries.
  • Contains detailed hydrographic features, including coastlines, lake and river shorelines, wetlands and perennial and seasonal streams.
  • Includes searchable points of interest, such as geographic place names, campgrounds, scenic lookouts and picnic sites, businesses and more.
  • Displays 3-D terrain shading and digital elevation model (DEM) shaded relief on compatible devices to help estimate terrain difficulty.
  • Features Bureau of Land Management township, range and section information and USGS quad locations.
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1 comment:

  1. Like, wow! Made just for the Pacific and Appalachian trails. Check out the equipment it supports under compatible devices. You just download the maps and then you are tracked via GPS.

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