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Simple backpacking navigation: turn-by-turn hiking directions aren’t for everybody, but try them before you scoff and proclaim “Never!”
The purpose of this article is to document the process I often use to plan and execute off-trail trips in the mountains using digital mapping and navigation tools.
This article presents some case studies of using Google Earth for wilderness trip planning, with a presentation of my process and lessons learned.
Best practices when trip planning includes: booking transportation, gear selection and packing tips for complex backpacking trips.