Geospatial Services

Geospatial Services

We provide custom mapping and geospatial services to a wide range of industries, utilizing the latest software, datasets, and imagery. Our staff work efficiently to deliver products and services to meet your needs. We have experience working with many different types of industries

Adirondack High Peaks

Adirondack High Peaks

Hiking the Adirondack High Peaks Hiking the High Peaks in upstate New York are a dream destination for many outdoor enthusiasts. With over six million acres of protected land, it’s hard not to be impressed by the wild and untouched landscape that draws so many people into this region each year. The Adirondack region is…

Digital Maps & Apps

Digital Maps & Apps

Digital Maps & Apps What is the optimal combination of maps and resources? We believe there are four types of resources for planning and safe travel in the backcountry: small and large scale paper maps along with online and offline digital maps. As a backup and supplement to paper maps, digital maps provide the ability…

7 Reasons Why it’s Essential To Carry a Trail Map

7 Reasons Why it’s Essential To Carry a Trail Map

The U.S. is, fortunately, still filled with unspoilt tracts of land that are well protected in the country’s preserves and state and national parks. Within these wilderness landscapes are exciting trails complemented by spectacular natural features like canyon views, waterfalls, sheer drops, and river crossings. Of course, these trails constitute hundreds of thousands of miles.

Free Topographic Map Downloads

Free Topographic Map Downloads

USGS 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangles National Geographic is allowing everyone to easily download any USGS 7.5 minute topo map in the continental U.S. as a multi-page PDF that can be printed on letter size paper on any printer. These are the same topographic maps that were published by the U.S. Geological Survey for decades, with…

Shop National Geographic

Shop National Geographic

National Geographic Authorized Retailer Map-N-Hike is an authorized retailer for National Geographic trail, travel, and wall maps. National Geographic provides high quality trail maps that are the most trusted recreation maps available. National Geographic was founded in 1915 as the Map Department of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps are responsible for illustrating the…

Coordinate Systems

Coordinate Systems

Horizontal Coordinate Systems There are two kinds of horizontal coordinate systems; one is called a Geographic Coordinate System and the other is a Projected Coordinate System. The Geographic Coordinate System is based on the globe, coordinates are given in latitude and longitude. Latitude and longitude are usually given in degrees, but can be in other…

Graticules and Grids

Graticules and Grids

Graticule Grid What are graticules? Graticules are lines showing parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude for the earth. Graticules are used to show location in geographic coordinates (degrees of latitude and longitude). The latitude/longitude grid is based on a sphere and is familiar to most people. Lines of latitude go around the world parallel…