Trail/Topo Maps
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Trail/Topo Maps

Trail/Topo Maps

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Trail/Topo Maps

Manufacturer: Gem Trek

Your Opinion: 
 - 2 Votes


Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Nov 5, 2005 / Jan 27, 2007

Object ID: 1471

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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

Bill KerrBest hard copy maps for Canadian Rockies

Voted 4/5

Most up to date and useful hard copy maps for the Canadian Rockies.
Posted Aug 14, 2008 12:40 pm

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