define('WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', 'minor'); Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

google hiker view

Lately I have been exploring hiking trails in my area based on web searches.  Going to a website and reading about a trail often doesn’t provide the information to know if a trail is worth visiting.  Plus hiking trails often have horrible map guides.

Some hiking trails have been huge disappointments while others are now my favorites.

Google has a new video project for the Grand Canyon which is a perfect solution.

They use a 40 lb camera backpack to record a hiker’s experience to bring into map street view.  View the video below to see their new project.

No camera can capture the breathtaking experience of hiking the Grand Canyon but a preview of hiking the trails makes you want to go.

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  1. Ashley 8 years ago

    Such an amazing idea, it’d be great if they did the hikes in different seasons as well as sometimes a hike can be completely different!

  2. Ian 8 years ago

    Wow, that really does make me want to hike there! I have been preparing and making sure that my body’s ready for more adventurous trails this year so I can probably add this one to a list that I have made for possible trails.

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