Backpacker magazine produces super-cool "fly-over" trip reports on big hikes, using Google Earth technology, video, and other whiz-bang techniques. In conjunction with my feature article in the July-August issue about a big loop hike through Rocky Mountain National Park, the mag created this five-minute online tour. It's a slick piece of work by map editor Kris Wagner and the rest of the Backpacker.com team—if you can get past my cheesy segments. One comment on YouTube nicely summed up my performance: "1:22 to 1:37 is pretty scary...."
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Posted by Dougald MacDonald at 7:39 AM