Might also be a generational thing. I grew up planning road trips with my family using paper maps. No comparison to a map on a screen. Even though I use Google Maps all the time on my desktop to plan out driving trips, I fully appreciate the existence of GPS for road trips. But even for that, now that I have Apple Play to see Waze, it's much better than just the phone or the Garmin.I don't understand the grievance. Paper maps use trees (think ugly clear cut) & water (Lo snow on west coast) & get trashed. Skiers/boarders who want paper maps can print their own. In the US all groomed runs lead 2 a chair. There r maps at the top of chairs.
That's a reasonable approach, especially for the stone paper maps for destination resorts that aren't likely to change that often.I'd be fine with paying $50 or $1 for one I could keep an reuse. Maybe that's the solution to having people consume too much paper thoughtlessly.
Good idea, I'd pay a few bucks to have one on that nice stone paper. And TBH, most people don't value what they don't pay for, so having a little price on it might encourage people to not just grab a stack of them and lose most of them and chuck the rest in the trash at the end of the trip. Plus, I wouldn't want to be bothered even having to go back to buy another somewhere, regardless of the price.All of the above, plus the glare on bright days! Or your phone getting snowed on! I'm all for not consuming, but maps are important. I'd be fine with paying $50 or $1 for one I could keep an reuse. Maybe that's the solution to having people consume too much paper thoughtlessly.
I got one of those goggle wipe maps for Big Sky since we go there yearly. Best investment! My husband has one for Killington, which is where we also go frequently.
It's not as good as a normal map, some of the words are a little blurry. But if you have little familiarity with the mountain, it gets you where you need to go. The Buff ones seem useless to me. How do you read a map on something you wear around your neck...?Is that actually usable as a map? I've never seen one, but I've seen buffs with the map - they didn't seem all that usable.
Google wiping is when you clear your browser history so if you die on a ski trip, nobody can see the obsessive amount of time you spent researching which skis to demo.I read Google wipe at first and was wondering what newfangled augmented reality technology I've been missing out on.