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Old 10-24-2016, 06:41 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by bioguide View Post
Do you have a "smart phone"? If so, try the free memory-map App and try the maps for free for 10 days. This is all that I use and I use it all the time (yes I have a back up map and compass). I've never not had reception either in the Adirondacks or Algonquin Park. I have all the NYS USGS maps downloaded onto my phone and no you don't need cell phone reception to use GPS on your smart phone. And if I put my phone into airplane mode my battery will last 4 days.
Good tip!
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