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Basic Illustrated Using GPS, 3rd edition

The UTM coordinates of Aspen Spring on pages 24 and 25 do not agree. For reference, the coordinates as measured using ExpertGPS on the computer are 482189 mE 3816297 mN. On a map printed from ExpertGPS at 1:24000 using a 1:24000 corner grid reader (maptools.com), the coordinates are 482200 mE 3816300 mN, well within the accuracy limits of printed maps and civilian GPS (10 meters.)

Hiking Arizona, 3rd edition: Hike 78, Margies Cove Trail

Due to the reconstruction of State 85 into a four lane road with overpasses, the trailhead access has changed. From I-10, drive about 21 miles south on State 85 and exit at Woods Road, Turn left, cross the overpass, and turn left again on the frontage road. Drive north about 1 mile to reach the Margies Cove road, and turn right (east). After 4.0 miles, turn right (south) and continue 5.2 miles to the Margies Cove Trailhead. GPS UTM coordinates: Zone 12 352265 mE 3667447 mN

This hike has been updated in the 4th edition, which was published December 2014.

Hiking Nevada, 2nd edition: Hike 8 Rebel Creek

Hike 8, Rebel Creek, in the current edition of Hiking Nevada, has been closed by the rancher for use as a private hunting area, according to a reader. Check with the US Forest Service for updates before planning to do this hike.

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