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Hiking and GPS track information web sites

user 3710132
Group Organizer
Albuquerque, NM
Post #: 6
If you're a hiker and have a GPS unit, here are some web sites that have trail data. Besides descriptions of trails, they also have tracks / routes / waypoints in gpx format that can be downloaded to your GPS. All are free, but may require registration (name, email address) to access the data.

Free GPS map resources:­ - FREE Garmin gps compatible 24k topo maps for many states (the NM one is excellent)­ - Excellent site with U.S. trail information and gps tracks, fully searchable database. Thanks to Scott K. for this link.­ - THE site for hiking in the Sandias­ Hike Arizona has excellent hiking data. Also includes NM, CO, UT and more. - Very high quality GPX data and info for all types of adventures

http://www.trimbleout...­ - tracks by state

http://trailregistry....­ - A user submitted database of GPX files­ - User submitted tracklogs with google maps interface­ - One of the best sources for quality GPX files­ - My site with data from NM and AZ hikes­ - Based on the Google Maps API. Decent interface

http://www.gpxchange....­ - Easy way to get a bunch of way-points into gps

http://forum.delorme....­ - Forum for TOPO! exchanges

http://www.gpsxchange...­ - Usefull information source if you don't mind searching forums

http://www.topozone.c...­ - Source of information, if you really want to search for something interesting in your area

http://www.everytrail...­ - Another rendition of the Google Maps API­ - For mountain bikers, but works for hikers, too

http://garminmapsearc...­ - Garmin's source of track info­­


http://www.gpsxchange...­ - A forum to exchange track info


http://www.sorbachatt...­ - Another mountain biker site

http://www.mountaindy...­ - Has tracks for resort ski runs

http://gpstracklog.ty...­ - a search tool. Searches using Google to try to find .gpx files

http://fsgeodata.fs.f...­ - Government web site for free geo data
Albuquerque, NM
Post #: 25
http://www.restlesstr...­ - .gpx tracks for 60 Hikes ABQ
Keith F.
user 6193988
Albuquerque, NM
Post #: 47
Glad to see redtrails is back. It was down for a while.
A former member
Post #: 16
This is an amazing amount of work--- I did find one basic map for Eye of the Sandias-no GPS-I'll see what I can do.
Thank you
Keith F.
user 6193988
Albuquerque, NM
Post #: 72
http://www.trimbleout...­ has coordinates for the eye and several points on the trail.
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