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#202991 - 05/09/19 01:02 PM google maps of the major trails.
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Registered: 01/16/11
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Loc: Tacoma, Washington
I've been away from hiking for two years now(no jail time wasn't involved). my go to primary planning maps were on "Postholer". Now, trying to do a lil day dreaming, I find they are no longer available. does anyone know where they're available to view? I know Goggle earth has them...but trying to follow a trail on that is challenging, at best. the trail markings are so faint that I spend an inordinate amount of time.. trying to review, what should be, a well established
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#202992 - 05/09/19 02:20 PM Re: google maps of the major trails. [Re: the-gr8t-waldo]
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https://caltopo.com has USGS maps overlaying google earth. Quite a few different layer options. I use it to route find and print out paper trail maps.

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#202995 - 05/09/19 06:40 PM Re: google maps of the major trails. [Re: BZH]
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I use acmemapper for the same thing---you can print out in whatever size or scale you want.
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#202997 - 05/10/19 12:48 PM Re: google maps of the major trails. [Re: balzaccom]
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Thanks all, will try 'em later today

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