[Cdt-l] CDT Digitzed Base Maps
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Mon Oct 24 22:36:04 CDT 2011
As always Blisterfree, you are the master of the written word.
We're all part of the big picture. Collectively, we can make something
So, I'm in. If anyone has an accurate trace or accurate way points, it
would be great to hear from you.
I've still got lots of data from those who have sent me stuff recently
and in the past. Thank you!
A thorough, complete accurate track would nail it.
I think it's fair to say you've become the Steve Jobs of long trail
mapping projects. Too bad the Continental Divide Trail is still running
Of course, we all know the deal. The CDT isn't a singular entity,
historically and hopefully forever in spirit. Jonathan Ley's painstaking
work over the years tells this story and supports it, this role of the
trail being a catalyst for one's own unique adventure along the Divide.
Yours is the elegant solution, and the digital base maps and all the
cross-referenced information is as good as opium for the hardcore map
addict. But Jonathan's efforts are grounded in the reality of the CDT
experience, down and dirty, open to whim and fancy, binary-defying, rife
with uncodifiable messiness but perfect for the human brain, or at least
the brain of a CDT hiker.
Still, one is left to wonder what would come of it, if we could put
Thomas Edison and Pablo Picasso together in the same room with a common
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