The only way to get to LeConte Lodge in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to hike up a mountain. To stay the night, you need to make reservations far in advance. We sent in our reservation request in August last year and then waited till the October 1 drawing of names. We did… Continue reading LeConte Lodge
Skiing in Colorado
In February, we headed out to Colorado for our first ski trip out west. It was a different and much more fun experience than skiing here in the East. I had my Garmin Oregon 450 with me along with Snowranger maps and I recorded my tracks. The first day we were at Copper Mountain. Here’s… Continue reading Skiing in Colorado
Italy Trip: Technical Note
Free maps from Open Street Maps in Garmin format as well as points of interest were really useful during our vacation in Italy.
I bought an iPhone 3G a few months ago and have been in love with it.
It’s a fun treasure hunt game using a GPS.
Why GPS is Better Than a Wife
While a GPS receiver doesn’t compare to a wife, it’s probably better for navigation purposes.
Last Christmas, we visited Las Vegas after eight years. With a kid in tow, there was no gambling or shows, but we had a lot of outdoor fun.
Chattahoochee East Palisades
We hiked the East Palisades area of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in November. You can download my track log as well as see photos I took on the trail.
Armed with a GPS and a digital camera with a love of hiking, it is time to store the location I take my photos into the images and then show them on a map. I review several software which can do this and present my workflow.