Digital maps for outdoor expeditions
Getting lost in the wilderness is at best an inconvenience, and at worst can have some pretty dire consequences. Navigation tools are one of the 10 essentials for hiking and camping for good reason. It’s never a bad thing to be prepared, so consider picking up a digital map to use with your GPS navigation device to make your next journey into the great unknown feel not so unknown after all.
Let’s get digital
Digital backcountry GPS maps are a great resource to have on hand when you’re gearing up to hit the trail. All you need to do is load up your GPS device with the microSD card containing all your relevant maps and you’re ready to get adventuring. With detailed maps that cover cities, parks and other points of interest, you’ll be hard-pressed to run out of things to do and places to explore. In fact, we dare you to try.
In addition to the hiking tips linked above, we’ve got loads of expert backcountry advice for you to peruse. Skim through our ultimate backpacking checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything when you’re rushing out the front door, and familiarizing yourself with these hiking safety tips will help you feel self-assured on the trail.