Sunday, March 18, 2012

Garmin Trailhead Series–Appalachian Trail review

I started using the Garmin Trailhead Series Appalachian Trail map soon after it came out last year, so it’s high time I posted a review. It includes a routable, 1:24,000 scale topo map of the entire AT, complete with a searchable points of interest (POI) database. read more

Garmin trail map downloads now work in BaseCamp

While prepping a review of the Garmin Trailhead Series Appalachian Trail map, I wanted to verify that it couldn’t be used in BaseCamp. Needless to say, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it did indeed work! The screenshot above shows a route on the AT in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. read more

Garmin Trailhead series–AT & PCT

Trailhead-AT-PCTGarmin has rolled out a new 24K topo map collection, the Trailhead Series, starting with two titles  — the Appalachian Trail (AT) and the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). No word yet on the  Continental Divide Trail (CDT), which isn’t as well mapped, so its arrival may not be imminent.

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