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November 30, 2020

Webinar - Hosted by Drew Gaskin and Greg Tanaka

This is a recording of a live webinar presented by Avenza Systems with guests Drew Gaskin and Greg Tanaka from Map the Xperience. Drew and Greg shared the key elements of making maps that they believe makes the difference between a good map and a great one.

 

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Avenza App helps rescuers locate missing hikers
November 15, 2020

Avenza App helps rescuers locate missing hikers

Two women lost in the Bookcliffs on Tuesday night were ill-equipped for the cold and had nearly burned out their store of firewood when rescuers arrived.

...The women were on the main trail. "They just got caught in the dark, they didn't have flashlights or anything," Sieckert said.

...Searchers used the Avenza map application, which worked on their smartphones even when they had no cell signal, he said.

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November 15, 2020

Hixon Forest - Summer Trail Signs

These large (60" x 60") metal signs are posted on kiosks throughout the Hixon Forest in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The Winter map has cross-country ski trails and the Summer map has hiking trails. Each trail has been precisely scouted and GPS points have  been placed to ensure accuracy.

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