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Trail/Topo Maps


Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Trail/Topo Maps

Manufacturer: Gem Trek

Your Opinion: 
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Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Nov 5, 2005 / Nov 5, 2005

Object ID: 10149

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printed on a waterproof, tear-resistant plastic

contour lines - see individual maps for contour intervals

state-of-the-art relief shading on selected maps

hiking trails - with trail names and distances marked

cross-country ski trails - shown on the Canmore & Kananaskis

hydrology- rivers, rapids and falls

mountain names, plus elevation in metres and feet


frontcountry campgrounds

backcountry campgrounds - designated with the Parks Canada numbering system

mountain lodges

alpine huts and hostels

warden or ranger cabins

points of interest and attractions

highway viewpoints

ski areas

updated every three to four years

folded in a user-friendly way

approximately 27 x 39 in. in size, folded to 9.5 x 4.5 in.


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Dow WilliamsUntitled Review

Voted 4/5

I pull full on topo maps as well, but these weather resistant maps serve me will in the Canadian Rockies with accurate relief, contouring and measurements. Nice to have a larger map with you so you can identify other peaks from a summit.
Posted Nov 5, 2005 10:59 am

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