Pocket Pals offers trail and recreation maps for Colorado including: Colorado's 14er maps and Pikes Peak region maps (Garden of the Gods Park, North Cheyenne Canon Park, Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Section 16, Intemann & Barr trails, plus hundreds more).
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Designed, Produced and Printed in Colorado!
* Our maps are pocket-sized when folded and are a handy size when opened up so that they are easy to use on the trails.
* All of our maps show every trail in a specific area so you can see how they are interconnected. This will help you plan your own unique adventure.
* Most of our maps show the locations of waypoints or landmarks along the trails to help keep you on track.
* One of our missions is to "GIVE BACK" to Colorado trail, open space, park, conservation and restoration non-profits. Every year we donate 15%-20% of our profits to over a dozen of these organizations.
Trails are easy to read and offer numerous landmark descriptions, making them simple to use for beginners. For more advanced users, topographic lines are drawn with sufficient detail for general navigation; I've reached a number of off-trail high points using these maps and a compass. For the most part, social and unofficial trails are not marked, though they are sometimes indicated where common use demands it. However they do provide excellent coverage of more obscure official trails.
They are also actively updated by locals. Trails change year to year; new trails open, routes are changed at the demand of land management, and sometimes old trails are closed. Free online digital maps are often years out of date and in some cases I've found instances where online maps could easily lead a hiker into closed trails or dangerous terrain; by contrast Pocket Pals maps have always been the closest of any map to what's actually on the ground today.
Finally, they are physically ergonomic maps to use. They fold up small enough to fit in virtually anything with a pocket, and unfold to just the right size to be easily read without turning into a massive wind sail. They are waterproof and durable as advertised.
Jason R. *****
Uniquely painful muscles were just one thing I wished I’d recalled about high-altitude hiking before tackling Grays and Torreys peaks last month. Climbing rock-strewn mountains like Colorado’s iconic 14,000-foot summits can take time to plan. And I’m not the best when it comes to scheduling adventure. Keep these 5 things in...
With a true love for all things Colorado we have combined our passion for outdoor recreation and our background in geographic information systems (GIS) to develop these premier trail and recreation maps for Colorado's outdoor enthusiasts.
Julie Raber (owner)