Anyone can carry a compass. But do you have a tool for your desktop as well as your backpack?
For years, hikers have looked to technology to make their outdoor excursions successful. It all began with a compass, arguably the most important piece of technology for a trip into the wilderness. In the digital age, Topics Entertainment offers a tool not for the backpack, but for the desktop instead, with its 1001 Hikes in North America.
1001 Hikes is a CD-ROM guide that provides information to hikes in 16 states, geared for novice and expert alike. Easy to use and self-explanatory, the guide lets users click on a canyon or mountain range that they’d like to explore, and they’re offered everything an outdoor lover needs to plan her next hike. The software provides comprehensive maps and info