Which Maps do i need?
Submitted: Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 21:37
Member - Timboc
Shortly we are heading off to Coward Springs
on the Oodnadatta
to give Prue and Greg a spell for a few weeks.
After that we are heading for Alice, then hope to take the Outback Way
, then at some stage do a right hand turn and end up somewhere south of Broome
, then work south to Perth
down the coast, before doing a left and back to Vic..
I am having trouble locating the paper maps required. There used to be a Hema Key Map, where you could find out which ones cover which areas, but i have been unable to locate it.
Does anyone have any ideas? Or suggestions for maps? I have a Hema 6 plus ipad nav gear, but always like back ups
Thanks in advance. Cheers
Reply By: vk1dx - Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 22:31
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 22:31
Hema Great Desert Tracks - South East .
But all you need to do is get to Marree
and then head for Oodnadatta
and it's on the right, just 131 kms past Marree
on the Oodnadatta Track
Reply By: Member - Timboc - Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 22:48
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 22:48
Cheers Phil. Typical of me I did not explain myself properly.
We have actually been going to Coward for years and up and down the track.
It's the area from Alice west I'm not too familiar with.
Reply By: cruza25 - Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 23:44
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 23:44
This is the key maphttp://oziexplorer3.com/eng/hema_key_maps.jpg
There are a few to use here for planning
Follow Up By: Member - Timboc - Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 08:37
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 08:37
Thanks Mike, that's the one
Reply By: Sigmund - Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 03:29
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 03:29
WA has a local map crowd. You may like the maps more than Hema. Find them in roadhouses over there.
Reply By: Member - Phil G (SA) - Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 23:50
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 23:50
I always take the following paper maps to back up the digital ones I use.
Hema GDT North Central, North West, South West and South Central.
and Coral Coast and maybe Kimberley
You can also buy the books but its not the same as laying a paper map on the bonnet!Westprint
North West and South West - Westprint
have good written info in their maps
Can buy the maps directly from the Hema and Westprint
websites or right here in the Exploroz shop
Reply By: Sigmund - Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:24
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:24
I'm a fan of Westprint
maps. Well drawn, checked on the ground. You get a couple with the SA Desert Parks Pass. I've bought the Tanami Tk map. Folk say the Tanami is boring but that map has enough general info to make it more interesting.
Their maps are available in digital format, for OziExplorer
. Will the Hema 6 run those?