The Outdoors Station

No 351 - Reviewing hard copy maps and eBooks

Episode Summary

Our world is changing with the advent of more and more on-line mapping, eBook, apps and the slow decline of hard copy maps. But each have a place and this podcast is reviewing the positive aspects of each format, and how it relates to the 'real' outdoor world. I meet up with John Baker from The Map Shop, a small little shop in the hear of England solely specializing in hard copy maps and discuss the future and the true value of hard copy. Andy on the other hands reviews a couple of eBooks produced by Cicerone Press and compares them to the hard copy, to see if there is one format which appeals more than the other, when planning your trips. More information, pictures and links on the website www.theoutdoorsstation.co.uk

Episode Notes

Our world is changing with the advent of more and more on-line mapping, eBook, apps and the slow decline of hard copy maps. But each have a place and this podcast is reviewing the positive aspects of each format, and how it relates to the 'real' outdoor world. I meet up with John Baker from The Map Shop, a small little shop in the hear of England solely specializing in hard copy maps and discuss the future and the true value of hard copy. Andy on the other hands reviews a couple of eBooks produced by Cicerone Press and compares them to the hard copy, to see if there is one format which appeals more than the other, when planning your trips. More information, pictures and links on the website www.theoutdoorsstation.co.uk