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Mapperz, Blogger, GIS Cartographer & Consultant, Geo-Innovator - Senior Mapping Guru & Part-time Numpty

Twitter @mapperz

Blog http://mapperz.blogspot.com/


Jun
30
comment Thunderstorms in the Canadian Rockies in September?
June rainy some thunderstorms, July thunderstorms with large hail (more so in the eastern foothills), August Early September less likely. Long Range September and October will be warmer and drier than normal. almanac.com/weather/longrange/AB/Banff
May
22
comment What does it need to maintain clothes including membranes
Gortex is recommending you "tumble dry your garment for 20 minutes to reactivate the durable water-repellent (DWR) treatment on the outer fabric" gore-tex.co.uk/remote/Satellite/content/care/…
May
22
comment European Made fishing rods
saltwater or freshwater rods/reels?
May
22
comment European Made fishing rods
daiwasports.co.uk/product/spectron-match-leger is made in the UK
Apr
22
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Apr
22
comment How frequent are polar bears inland in the Mealy Mountains and English Mountains in Labrador?
Never underestimate the range of a hungry polar bear en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Polar_bear_range_map.png would go with the guidelines of experienced guides.
Apr
22
comment How frequent are polar bears inland in the Mealy Mountains and English Mountains in Labrador?
There is always the potential - best guide is nunavikparks.ca/en/parks/planning-safety/wildlife/…
Apr
22
comment Where to buy ethanol in Canada?
MEC sell Methyl Alcohol $4.95+tax for 1 litre Weight: 852g mec.ca/product/1507-052/recochem-1l-methyl-hydrate-stove-fuel/…
Apr
22
comment Where is it possible to use a hammock in the UK?
@Loofer blackberrywood.com/index.php accept Hammocks, might too commercial for you but is South of London on the train [Hassock or Plumpton] (Streat Nr Ditchling, Sussex)
Apr
14
comment Can I camp in the backcountry outside backcountry campsites in Jasper National Park?
Some are adjacent to National Parks but they have back country camping available - especially around Jasper National Park.
Apr
14
comment Can I camp in the backcountry outside backcountry campsites in Jasper National Park?
Good Answer - another helpful link is albertaparks.ca/albertaparksca/visit-our-parks/find-a-park.aspx
Oct
8
comment What alternative topographic maps exist in the USA?
@gerrit comment converted to Answer below (see GIS Stack Exchange for more help) gis.stackexchange.com/about
Oct
8
answered What alternative topographic maps exist in the USA?
Oct
8
comment What alternative topographic maps exist in the USA?
@gerrit wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TopOSM has full detials
Oct
8
comment What alternative topographic maps exist in the USA?
See toposm.com/us/index.html is created from Open Street Map & USGS data combined
Oct
8
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Oct
8
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Oct
8
answered Where can you find an online elevation profile of Tahoe Rim Trail?
Oct
8
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Oct
8
comment Refillable camping stoves for use in the UK
Calor Gas is a large UK chain of for Caravan camping the blue 4.5kg butane is very popular calor.co.uk/static-images/widgets/…