[GeoStL] Re: Updated maps RE: Re: MOGA caches

  • From: "Jim Bensman" <junkmailno@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 21:30:32 -0500

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Its already posted

Jim Bensman
"Nature Bats Last" 

Go Obama!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:geocaching-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Hardwire
> Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 9:22 PM
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Updated maps RE: Re: MOGA caches
> 
> -
> I'd be interested in the gpx files so I could average them with mine, if
> they would be available.
> 
> Hardwire (Mike)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Bensman
> Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 8:53 PM
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [GeoStL] Updated maps RE: Re: MOGA caches
> 
> -
> It was a great time at MOGA!!!!  Thanks to everyone who put it on.
> 
> http://webpages.charter.net/jbensman/Maps.htm
> 
> I have updated my maps to include more and better trail data and more
> POIs.
> 
> For those without a Garmin and will go latter or will go back, I have a
> couple of pdfs that have the caches plotted on the map.  They are much
> higher quality than what was given out and they have the trails.  You
> can
> download them on my maps page.  You can also download the source files
> with
> the tracks and waypoints I used to create the maps.
> 
> The cache files that were placed on the Colorados not only did not work
> right (none of the fancy features worked), they messed things up on the
> CO
> so badly I was not able to download tracks or waypoints.  Nor could the
> file
> on the GPS be opened.  Fortunately, I finally figured out a way to
> access
> the track file and could get the coordinates of the waypoints on the
> GPS.
> So I was able to use my track files to update the trails.  The problem
> is
> the files were not properly formatted for the CO, so I will volunteer to
> make sure they are done right next year.  The problem was the files, not
> the
> CO.
> 
> I GPSed the Prairie Loop so it is accurate.  I GPSed part of the Joanna
> Trail, RGS GPSed some of it and the rest in the cache area shows up well
> on
> GoogleEarth.  So the Joanna Trail location is accurate.  Not much shows
> up
> on GoogleEarth on the West side so I do not have most of the mowed paths
> on
> the maps.  Lots of stuff shows up on the East side on GoogleEarth.  I
> added
> what I could see to the map, but beware what you see in googleEarth
> could be
> different on the ground.  The traced map for the Log Cabin Loop is
> obviously
> way off.  I took the track RGS gave me and made a good guess where the
> trail
> was since he bushwacked a lot.  So don't expect that part to be
> accurate.
> But overall the maps should now be pretty accurate.
> 
> I talked to Ranger Al who now has a 60CSX with my maps on it.  He said
> he is
> now going to start GPSing stuff.  I am going to help him figure out how
> to
> do it and he will give me the data.  For next year, I will volunteer to
> make
> sure the trails get GPSed and to make sure there is a good trail map
> wherever it is.
> 
> Jim Bensman
> "Nature Bats Last"
> 
> Go Obama!
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:geocaching-
> > bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glenn Nash
> > Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 7:48 PM
> > To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [GeoStL] Re: MOGA caches
> >
> > -
> > Well, thats a plus. :-)
> >
> > glenn
> >
> >
> >
> > Michael Rogers wrote:
> > > -
> > > Hmmm...
> > >
> > > Well...I made it through MOGA injury-free...LOL.
> > >
> > > -Michael
> > >
> >
> >
> >
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