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Media 33: In Praise of the Paper Guidebook

Aaron Zagrodnick

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Aaron Zagrodnick

While guidebooks lack the high-resolution pictures and crowd-sourced content about trails found in the digital world, they offer hikers information in a tangible, time-tested format that makes them a pleasure to use. Flipping through a guidebook and being inspired to plan trips to a new area is like unwrapping a gift that keeps on giving. Turning the pages on a years old, dog-eared guidebook where I’ve done most of the trips and made notes in the margin is a great way to take a trip down memory lane and an analog alternative to simply looking up pictures posted on social media...

@Mark with thoughts on guidebooks and in a modern age, full article from our media section in Issue 33:

In Praise of the Paper Guidebook

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