[Cdt-l] Hoorah! WY Mapbook now available

Jackie McDonnell yogihikes at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 10:46:44 CST 2012


Helly Jerry -

Will there be a discount code for the Wyoming book?

Yogi
www.pcthandbook.com

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 9:47 AM, <bcss at bresnan.net> wrote:

> The Mapbook for Wyoming was just published and is available at
> http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/bearcreek1035  or by taking the link on the
> front page for  www.bearcreeksurvey.com.  That completes the four books
> of maps for the entire trail. This has been a long, hard struggle to get
> these all out there and I am really glad to finally get to this point.  **
> **
>
> ** **
>
> The total number of individual maps for the entire trail is 390.  They are
> reduced by 1/3 from the original topos to a scale of 1:36,000 (1”=3,000’).
> They are gridded with UTM coordinates for easy GPS use and have precise
> compass declinations calculated for every map.  (Map declinations
> constantly change and become useless after 10-15 years so the ones on most
> USGS topos are wrong.)  ****
>
> ** **
>
> The waypoints have been finalized and are on the web site.  There were
> some coding corrections made so if you already have the Wyoming waypoints I
> would recommend getting the updated set.  ****
>
> ** **
>
> I will be going out each summer with the GPS gear to pick up trail
> changes.  The USFS is going to notify me when changes occur but in case
> that doesn’t always happen, I would appreciate hearing from hikers who find
> re-routed trail so I can keep these books current.  Best way is to let me
> know the waypoint id codes where the new piece begins and ends so I can
> plan accordingly.   ****
>
> ** **
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> best wishes,****
>
> ** **
>
> Jerry Brown  (bearcreek)****
>
> mailto:bcss at bresnan.net <bcss at bresnan.net>****
>
> www.bearcreeksurvey.com****
>
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