Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wikiloc Helps Writing Books

We all turn to Internet to find places, trails and info for our outdoor outings. But let's not forget there's invaluable info not available in digital format. There are thousands of books that might be your best chance to find what you need for your next trip into the wild.

And it doesn't have to be just one media or the other. And the proof that mixing both worlds is a great idea is on these two books:

Hudson Valley GPS Hiking - Louis T. Rivas has done a great job on putting together popular hikes through some of the forgotten places around the New York Hudson Valley, an area he has been exploring for 12 years. But he has also been a Wikiloc user for a long time (HikingLou) and he has been uploading and sharing with the community the tracks and waypoints that will help you using the book. You can get his book on Well done Louis!

Still unpublished, the second book is about a hiking trip that must be totally amazing to do. The book title is "De Reus a Roma" (From Reus to Rome) by Josep-Àngel Gassó Garreta and it describes the complete route from the Spain's city of Reus to Rome. Each stage has very carefully detailed information for hikers and it includes a link to the GPS track for that day uploaded on Wikiloc. We look forward reading you work Josep-Angel!