Re: Digital Maps/Software..etc
Posted by Hikin' Jim on July 27, 2012, 14:27:08, in reply to "Digital Maps/Software..etc"
The best I've seen are the PDF's that one can download for free from http://store.usgs.com
Don't get the "US Map" versions. They haven't added trails to the "US Map" version yet. They're generally clear and were put together in the 90's so they're fairly up-to-date.
Adventures in Stoving
: I haven't been to the board in quite
: some time. So I apologize if this
: subject has been dealt with.
: I have the National Geographic TOPO
: software for the state of California
: which is a cost saver compared to
: buying each topo. However, a lot of
: these maps have not been updated in
: years and I can't imagine in the
: year 2012 that we don't have better
: topos out there and available
: digitally for home use. I have seen
: great maps from Tom Harrison that
: are great, and even Google has maps
: that are better than USGS at times.
: Can you guys update me on what you
: have and use? I look forward to the
: feedback on this. Thanks