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    Does anyone have experience using DeLorme Maps ( CD) to hike? Seems like a good deal, you get all states for $79? The National Geo maps do not zoom down all the way for a regional map from what I have read. Any comments appreciated.

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    Your primary source of information should be the AMC Guide book. Then the Topo USA software from Delorme actually is pretty good. I calculate distance and look at profiles to compare different options.

    Here is an example (not zoomed in all the way).



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    Brad (a 6288 club member)
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    http://public.fotki.com/MWO/saved/2012/ MWO image & video archive site 2006-2012

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    Yeah I definately will carry a guide book if one is available for that area. I mostly hike NY and have the guide book for the east. However the new books do not include a map. Instead they suggest the Nat Geo maps which I heard the scale is not so good. I would rather print out my own maps for the area at a scale I can read easily. Also is there a good guidebook for Green Mts?
    Last edited by hague8; 07-04-2010 at 11:44 AM.

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