Google Maps Takes to the Trails! What Does It Mean for Technology, Nature, and Ourselves?

We’ve all used Google Maps to figure out how to get from one place to another.  However, in the past, Google Maps’ information was mostly limited to the roads.  Now, Google Maps is taking to the backcountry as well! Using GPS to map trails is nothing new.  Trail managers in recreation areas use GPS and […]

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Selfies Gone Wild

Let’s talk about selfies.  I promise, this will relate to hiking and nature.  First of all, in a lot of ways, I’m “pro-selfie.”  There are a lot of people arguing that the selfie generation is becoming increasingly vain and superficial.  A lot of that may be true.  These days, most of our photos end up […]

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