View Full Version : Mapbook Updates

04-13-2012, 13:38
With hikers beginning NOBO in the near future, I would like to remind those using the Mapbooks and waypoint files that corrections and changes are listed on the bearcreek web site. There are some items there already and I expect that more will be added as the season progresses. I just added a waypoint correction for Segment 11 in Wyoming. If you are hiking Wyoming this summer be sure to check that out and make a note. This is also where new maps will be posted reflecting trail re-alignments so you can keep your Mapbooks up to date. Here is a direct link to the page: http://www.bearcreeksurvey.com/map_updates.htm (http://www.bearcreeksurvey.com/map_updates.htm) I would encourage hikers to take a look over there once in a while during the course of your hike in case of updates that might make your experience better.

A little more news – I was in Pietown a couple of days ago and all is well there. The Good Pie Café, which was under new management last year, is now being run by the original owners again. (I highly recommend the NM Apple but they had numerous other flavors as well)

The beginning of Segment 19 is still a bit obscure. I stopped and re-erected the marker right where you turn off of the highway but the cows will probably take it down again. Just remember that the trail does not follow the road – you have to head almost due north from the Chain of Craters sign. (Good place to carry your GPS) This is a nice desert hike with some interesting Malpais lava fields thrown in. The ponds and tanks were all looking good in there.

Have a great hike.

Jerry Brown (bearcreek)
www.bearcreeksurvey.com (http://www.bearcreeksurvey.com)