now, does anyone know how i can order mvums? they say they are available at their individual district offices, but that involves stopping along the way as we're going...i want to plan this out ahead of time what a pita
The digital copies are available online. They are also the official and most current. Or if you use a tablet for navigation, an app called PDF Maps has the GPS embedded versions so you can follow along while on the trail.
^^That's what I use. Works great.
The maps are free to download and use too. Picking up the MVUMs at the FS office has to be done during office hours- which I believe are M-F only.
can't do digital...no tablet or laptop. prefer big ole maps anyways. problem with picking them up is i need maps for wyoming, montana and idaho...and i'm not there may have to have a shop print the files to a map. i assume that someplace like kinkos for fed ex has a plotter that could do that.