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Old 10-23-2015, 06:40 AM   #1
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One thing you might want/need if/when SHTF occurs is maps of the area where you've gone to ground. Give this a look:

Appalachian Mountain Club's Equipped: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map Ever Made. For Free.
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Old 10-23-2015, 08:52 AM   #2
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Thanks top that's a great resource.
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Old 10-23-2015, 11:44 AM   #3
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Thanks, Top. Just saw that over at Northwest Firearms--where was this back in my RR-history days?
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Many of you are probably already aware of this, but no internet connection is required to get GPS position and altitude on an IOS device, as long as it has a cellular antenna. (All iPhones obviously do, and it's an option on iPads.) An app that provides this info is the perfect companion to these topo maps.

The app I use to provide raw data is AltimeterGPS:

Incidentally, if you're traveling to a new city, an app called CityMaps2Go takes advantage of this GPS capability. The idea is that you download a map of the city before you leave home (or the hotel), because once you're outside you won't have a reliable internet connection. Then, as you walk around the town, you get a moving blue dot on the map indicating your position. I've used this app to navigate twisted streets and back alleys in many European cities, and it's incredibly accurate; it's not uncommon for locals to ask me for directions.
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