What Makes Our Trail Maps So Unique!
More Than Just a Map
Not just maps, but guides that provide you with the detailed information that you have been searching for including: detailed directions to the trailhead, trail length, allowed trail uses, difficulty level, trail intersections, elevation gain/loss and elevation profiles. In addition, POCKET PALS Trail Maps show how all of the trails in an area are linked or interconnected. This allows you to create your own unique adventure! And finally, one of the most unique features of our trail maps is that each trail description contains numerous waypoints that have been identified while collecting GPS data on the trails. Each waypoint has a trail mileage associated with it. Waypoint locations identify a variety of landmarks along each trail including: trail intersections, stream crossings, overlooks, significant geologic features, ridgelines, ruins, bridges, views, etc. These waypoints act as your guide so that you will ALWAYS stay on track!
High-Tech Data Gathering
The trail data for these maps were gathered directly in the field using GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) technology. We never copy information from other sources.
Small, Easily Fit into Your Pocket
No more lugging around clumsy guidebooks or large, cumbersome trail maps. All of our POCKET PALS trail maps will easily fit into your pocket. Thus our name...POCKET PALS! Now That's Convenient!
Tough and Sturdy
POCKET PALS Trail Maps are made of a special paper that is both waterproof and tear-resistant! They are virtually indestructible.
Created Locally by Locals
This is a home-grown effort created here in Colorado Springs by avid hikers/cartographers/GIS specialists who saw a need for better trail maps for Colorado. We've probably seen YOU on the trails!