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One Year’s Tracklogs

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Here’s a map that shows every tracklog I recorded this year, driving and hiking around Washington State (mostly).

Sharing Tracklogs

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

While hiking, I often carry along a small GPS device to record my tracks. This is not just useful in case I get lost and need to backtrack, but also allows me to geotag my pictures before uploading them. Plus it can be fun to review a hike in Google Earth. What about sharing tracklogs? This can be valuable when hiking in areas with outdated maps or maps hat don’t have all trails. So I had a look at some of the existing websites for sharing GPS tracklogs — here’s what I found.