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Old 07-28-2018, 14:30   #4
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Used the NatGeo maps from the website last year for a trek across the Snowy Mountains in central Montana (31 miles). They are outdated as far as trails are concerned. Followed what was supposed to be a trail on the map but it turned into nothing but overgrown brush. Ended up criss crossing up the side of a mountain instead of walking all the way back to find a different route. In another part it showed a trail that we could see clearly wasn't a trail unless you were a mountain goat or had wings. All of the other features were accurate though. Decent maps but just not accurate with trails on Forest Service.
Been thinking about trying MyTopo out.
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