Forest Service road maps still available – Elko Daily Free Press

Forest Service road maps still available
Elko Daily Free Press
ELKO — Summer is upon us and the many people looking to enjoy the warm weather in the forest should remember to pack a map. The U.S.


This is a story that I have heard many times lately. We may have mobiles and tablets and navigation systems for Africa, but what happens when the battery goes flat. Besides voice and data, navigation uses a lot of battery and if you are relying on your first world technology and for some reason can’t make it back in the time you prepared for, then having the paper map could save you a lot of grief.


If I was going tramping, exploring forest trails and parks, the first stop would be to the park HQ or information center to buy me a paper map. I’m a digital kind of guy but I’m also practical. Never forget the basics. A compass would also be a good idea and again, yes you have one on your phone, but when that little battery is gone, so is your digital compass.


Have fun, be safe and y’all come back now y’all hear?

About Luigi Cappel

Writer for hire, marketing consultant specialising in Location Based Services. Futurist and Public Speaker Auckland, New Zealand
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