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UPLOADED: Kananaskis Country Trail Guide, Volume 2

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  • Tyler Nagel
    Thanks Editor Ted. The file has been uploaded to http://tinyurl.com/ce9sh On to the next OR, I guess! Tyler ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 30, 2005
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      Thanks Editor Ted. The file has been uploaded to
      http://tinyurl.com/ce9sh

      On to the next OR, I guess!

      Tyler

      --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "edwardripleyduggan"
      <erd@w...> wrote:
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      > --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Tyler Nagel"
      <twsnagel@s...>
      > wrote:
      > > Thanks, Editor Ted! The updated review is now at:
      > > http://tinyurl.com/9p2ln
      > >
      > > Tyler
      > >
      > > --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, Edward Ripley-Duggan
      > > <erd@w...> wrote:
      > > > Hi Tyler,
      > > >
      > > > Great job! Not too much of note. Please upload to the test
      folder,
      > > and
      > > > advise me when up (on and off list, if possible).
      > > >
      > > > Best,
      > > >
      > > > Ted.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books
      > > > >Publisher Web Site: http://www.rmbooks.com
      > > > >ISBN: 0-921102-48-8
      > > > >Pages: 320 – 13.9 cm x 21.4 cm (5.5 " x 8.5 ") - paper
      > > >
      > > > ### please break this last into dimensions, binding, and
      pagination
      > > on
      > > > separate lines.
      > > > Also, space not needed between integer and " or ' (the only
      > > exception to
      > > > the general rule that it *is* required I can think of)
      > > >
      > > > >Illustrations: 250 b&w photos, 14 maps
      > > >
      > > > ### As discussed online, weight is need here. Also price. Is
      there
      > > more
      > > > than one edition?
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >My chief complaint with the book lies with the maps in the
      back.
      > > The
      > > > >maps are segmented into many pages, and there is no overlap
      between
      > > > >the pages. The divisions between the maps sometimes fall on
      > > >
      > > > ### in
      > > >
      > > > > very
      > > > >inconvenient locations. For example, Moose Mountain is divided
      > > > >between two sheets, and the popular Little Elbow area falls
      right
      > > on
      > > > >the junction between three sheets. Often the trails will
      serpentine
      > > >
      > > > ### a word I like, but not in use as a verb. The
      mundane "snake," I
      > > think.
      > > >
      > > > >between two adjacent map sheets several times during a hike,
      and
      > > it's
      > > > >hard, as a result, to visualize the shape of the entire route.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >There are good topographic maps covering the area of Kananaskis
      > > > >Country – and these can be purchase separately from the book.
      What
      > > > >these all lack, however, is the trail numbering system in
      Daffern's
      > > > >book. Ideally, the book would have been accompanied by a
      single-
      > > > >sheet fold-out map showing the entire area, in a pocket in the
      > > cover
      > > > >of the book. I would have gladly paid for the extra printing
      costs.
      > > >
      > > > ### just "extra costs" -- unless you mean you would indeed pick
      up
      > > the
      > > > printing tab!
      > > >
      > > > Reply to: erd@w...
      > > > WILSEY RARE BOOKS, MEMBER ABAA
      > > > http://www.wilsey.net
      > > > Phone: (845) 657-7057 Fax: (845) 657-2366
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