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Mt. Eoulus and N. from 550?

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Re: Mt. Eoulus and N. from 550?

Postby NM_Hiker » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:01 pm

ScreeSurfer wrote:Yes, Vincopotamus is correct, that is N. Eolus and Eolus to the right of Turret as seen from Highway 550. has a great view analysis tool

whoa! now you all know what I will be doing on the computer every night. Looking at maps on caltopo.

Thanks ScreeSurfer!

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Re: Mt. Eoulus and N. from 550?

Postby geojed » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:50 pm

Yes, this view analysis is incredibly GOOD!

This is a photo that I took from atop Atlantic Peak when I did the Tenmile Traverse. As I looked at the picture the peak way in the background just peeking over Lincoln's shoulder (indicated by an arrow) piqued my interest. I wondered what it was and using Google Earth I zoomed in and out and determined after about 1hr of messing around that it was Colony Baldy. Well with Caltopo "View from here" it took about 5 seconds! Just right click on any summit or location click on "View from here" and it will bring up a pop-up screen with a zoomable view with labeled peaks. I used to use "Hey What's That" to do peak ID, but this is WAY better.

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Zoomed in view using Caltopo
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View from Atlantic
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