Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Not Ready for Prime Time


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...."

1 comment:

Katie said...

Hull Cook was my grandfather - my mother's father. I appreciate your article very much, and have shared it with many. Thanks, Katie
Kodiak, Alaska