New Forest Service Maps for Phone/Tablet

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by wbedient, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. wbedient

    wbedient MoTard

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    I thought some of you guys might find this interesting...

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  2. causef0rconcern

    causef0rconcern Rift Explorer

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    That is awesome!
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  3. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    FWIW - If you download the pdfmap app, you can get the georeferenced TOPO maps for free from their mapstore. I downloaded one of the new ones from the forest service and it looked better, but the amount of info was similar from what I could tell (I.e. Same number of contour lines etc.).

    See this thread for some more info.

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=922684
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  4. Humunn

    Humunn Moto Prozac

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    I am trying out the BackCountry Navigator trial version (free for 20 or so days). It has topo, forest service and BLM maps (and many others). Topo and FS are free but you have to buy the BLM maps (which show deeded vs public lands). You can download map sections ahead of time in case you are out of cell service. This is a HUGE improvement over paper maps to supplement your GPS (as long as you don't lose power to your phone)!
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  5. kitsapian

    kitsapian Miserly Adventurer

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    PDF Maps is really cool, but I'm only seeing a basic ONP map and no Olympic NF maps. Seems weird.

    EDIT: Found 'em, had topo maps disabled on my search results.
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  6. byways

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    This is important news, wbedient. Thanks for the alert ... I'll pass it along.
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