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  • song95139@sbcglobal.net
    Jan 2, 2009
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      I printed my maps on waterproof paper I bought from REI on both sides to save weight using my inkjet printer.  I worked like a champ.  I recommend everyone to try it as all it will cost you is the waterproof paper and access to a ink jet printer.

      --- On Thu, 1/1/09, intrek40 <intrek40@...> wrote:
      From: intrek40 <intrek40@...>
      Subject: Re: [John Muir Trail] Maps
      To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Thursday, January 1, 2009, 6:15 PM











      Sure you can download them, but are they water proof like the maps

      you buy????



      --- In johnmuirtrail@ yahoogroups. com, thomas taylor <tgtaylor7@. ..>

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      > Thanks for posting that link Robert!  I have a ton of USGS 7.5

      minute topos which use to cose $4 each a few years back but then went

      to $7 each.  Downloading them for free is the best thing since sliced

      bread!!

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      > Thomas

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      > --- On Wed, 12/31/08, Robert W. Freed <robert@...> wrote:

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      > From: Robert W. Freed <robert@...>

      > Subject: [John Muir Trail] Maps

      > To: pct-l@..., johnmuirtrail@ yahoogroups. com

      > Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2008, 6:06 PM

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      > So am I the only one out there who didn't know that you can

      > download topographical maps for free from the USGS? In

      > searching for maps for my Theodore Solomons Trail portion

      > of my upcoming PCT through hike I was thinking of buying

      > topos from the USGS. To my surprise all of the 7.5, 15 and

      > 30 minute topos can be downloaded for free in scanned PDF

      > format. You can then just cut and paste into any decent

      > paint program and print your own custom topo maps.

      > http://store. usgs.gov then click on Map Locator on the left

      > side to get started.

      > Robert

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