I’m ready to get outside and explore

May 12, 2021 // 0 Comments

There I was, perched in front of my computer monitor, trying to come up with ideas for a week’s worth of radio shows, when a noise started picking at the edges of my [...]

Navigation is getting quite technological

November 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

When I went hunting back in September with a group of friends, everyone had a different method for finding their way through the woods. Some of us were still using maps and [...]

Maps make a hunt a hunt

September 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

There’s a whole lot more to hunting than taking aim and pulling the trigger. There’s all the stuff you see while you’re out in the wilds. You’re away from [...]

Get your map the way you want it

August 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

I am a certified map junkie. I do use a GPS when I hunt, but I still prefer the good, old-fashioned map and compass method. For one thing, a GPS is no good for planning your [...]

Follow the rules in Yellowstone — PLEASE!

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

There are signs all over Yellowstone saying “Don’t approach the wildlife.” When you drive through the gates, the rangers in the check stations give you a pamphlet that [...]

Don’t get me started on maps

September 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

JD from the radio station sent me a message the other day asking me where I get my maps. I used to just buy the USGS maps at the nearest sporting goods store. Over the years, [...]

Custom maps are my latest obsession

August 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

My wife was making fun of me the other day, and she said I have so many maps, I need a map for my map collection. She got a good laugh out of it, but I thought it was a [...]

Starting to feel a touch of map fever again

May 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s well into May now, and I’m starting to get that old, familiar feeling. I’ve been cooped up in the house and the office far too long, and the topographic maps are [...]

A whole store of nothing but maps? Heaven!

September 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Driving up I-25 through Colorado Springs last weekend, I couldn’t believe the billboard I saw. It said I wasn’t far away from a huge store that sells nothing but maps. [...]
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