The Southern Route

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - West & PNW' started by NorthernTraveler, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    This is a transcontinental Adventure and Dual Sport route from Imperial Beach California to Tybee Island Georgia. Ride at your own risk.

    This segment goes from Imperial Beach California to the Continental Divide Ride at Silver City New Mexico.

    Here is a link to the Midwest section of this route - http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/the-southern-route-midwest.1070373/

    The section of this route to the east of here is The Southern Route - Rockies - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1068505

    To the west of here I connect to the Pacific Crest Quest - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=111885

    As far as I know all roads are legal Public roads - Forest Service, county, state,etc. Off pavement as much as possible.

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    Here is the Garmin .gdb file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/w0pcsyg5lwmvnwp/SR west release.gdb?dl=0

    Here is a standard GPX file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/ldw1868r99rby58/SR west release.gpx?dl=0

    Here is the documentation file - https://www.dropbox.com/s/3u3g3kocdqzza34/SR west release.doc?dl=0

    Note - the tracks are raw tracks containing LOTS of track points.
    You may well have to filter these tracks down for some units.
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  2. BlueLghtning

    BlueLghtning Riding is my passion

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  3. jnowako

    jnowako jake

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    hello. ive been trying to load this route onto my garmin78. the section from san diego to new mexico is not showing up on my unit. the rest is however. any ideas im using basecamp
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  4. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    The 78, by default, turns all tracks display off when you load them. You have to turn each individual track on to display on the map.
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  5. Countdown

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    I bet Bill WBDNM would help you.
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    I would be happy to provide tracks. I looked at Mr Travelers tracks and they look like a good route to me.

    There was some stuff in the eastern part of the state where I don't have much experience - too much private land and too flat.

    Let me know if there is any specific area you might want tracks for.
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  7. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    It's pretty good at the moment... but you always kinda want to tweek sections.

    Got everything I need for now, and don't know when I'll get back out that way.

    One of these days I'm gonna have to get a job and go back to work, in the mean time I've got to start cutting back, after all I've been on vacation 3 1/2 years!

    Got everything in the can, just gotta get some pictures sorted so I can post the eastern end. It'll be a subset of my TET-S.
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  8. jnowako

    jnowako jake

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    thanks a bunch northern. that was spot on about the garmin 78........i will be riding the southern route back east. i live in maryland. after alabam i will try to figure a route back home. ill take notes along the way. If there are any specific sections you would like feedback on just let m know and ill see what i can do.
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  9. NorthernTraveler

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    Minor update to the GDB and GPX files.
    I've added waypoints for the hot springs near the route based upon USGS information.
    The waypoints are of the form HSxxxx xxxF - meaning (Hot Spring) (arbitrary number from 1 to 1702) (water temp in Fahrenheit).
    Don't know if any individual hot spring is public or private, please observe posted signs and watch out for water temperature.
    Use at your own risk.
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  10. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    Updated this section of The Southern Route.
    Extended it west to the water - Imperial Beach.
    Also, reversed direction of the route in this section to conform with the rest of the route.
    The extension added a day, so I made it Day 0 to avoid renumbering the rest of the route.
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    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    Pictures of the main route -
    Day Zero - Imperial Beach California to Westmoreland California


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    Day 2 - Quartzsite Arizona to Wickenburg Arizona

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    Day 3 - Wickenberg Arizona to Pine Arizona

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    Day 4 - Pine Arizona to Globe Arizona

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    Day 5 - Globe Arizona to Willcox Arizona

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    Day 6 - Willcox Arizona to Silver City New Mexico

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    Awesome!
    Thanks for you work on this!
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  19. justlookin

    justlookin Been here awhile Supporter

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    Rode your SEAT track, lots of fun. I live very close to where your connecting track crosses Ohio, got to ride this maybe next year. Thanks
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