2014 update change list

Wondering what changed in the 2014 version of Halfmile’s Pacific Crest Trail Maps and GPS data? Here is a list:

Changes to all sections:
Gain/loss estimates on elevation profile pages recalculated for improved accuracy and consistency with smartphone apps
Acrobat bookmarks added to .PDF files
Mobile optimized .PDF files created (smaller size due to increased compression)

CA Section A
RD0064 – corrected typo
WR091 – updated location

CA Section B
No Changes

CA Section C
Updated track near mile 220.5
Moved half mile point 220.5
Renamed WR226 to WRCS226
Added WRCS229
Added WRCS231
Added WRCS232
Added WR233
Removed WR234
Renamed WR235 to WRCS235
Renamed WR239 to WRCS239
Renamed WR240 TO WRCS240
Renamed WR256 to WRCS256
Added RD0258
Added WR258
Added RD0258B
Added WRCS258
Added Cougar Crest Trail
Removed BigBearHostel waypoint from GPS data (it’s not on any map)
Removed BigBearLakePO waypoint from GPS data (it’s not on any map)
Removed Nature’s Inn

CA Section D
Renamed MessengerFlat to MessengerFlats
Removed ActonMetrolink from GPS data (it’s not on any map)

CA Section E
Updated description, location for the spring at WRCS494

CA Section F
Added BV0570
Added BV0571
Added CS0571B
Added CS0573
Added CS0574
Added RD0575
Added RD0579
Updated description WR583
Added PL0584
Added GT0590
Added RD0600
Added RD0601
Added TR0602
Renamed WR602 to WRCS602
Added RD0605
Renamed WR609 to WRCS609
Added RD0609
Added RD0618
Added Gully0620
Added DoveSpringCynRd
Added WR620
Added RD0622
Added RD0624
Added RD0625
Added RD0628
Added RD0630
Updated description of WR631
Added CS0634
Added CS0635
Added TR0637
Renamed WR638 to WR637
Added RD0641
Added RD0644
Added McIivers Spring track to map and GPS data
Added Willow Spring track to map and GPS data
Added Robin Bird Spring track to map and GPS data
Added Willow Spring Alternate track to map and GPS data
Removed PO0652 from GPS data (it’s not on any map)
Renamed water warnings from mile 620 – 664
Updated Lake Isabella PO hours
Updated Onyx PO hours

CA Section G
Added bear canister information on map pages 6 and 14

CA Section H
Updated Red’s Meadow description

CA Section I
No changes

CA Section J
Corrected small error in track near the Sonora Pass picnic area

CA Section K
Renamed WA1194 to WACS1194

CA Section L
Survey grade GPS data collected for this section (sub-meter accuracy)
Improved mileage estimates based on more accurate GPS data
New half mile waypoints created based on more accurate GPS data
Added track to rest area
Renamed WA1182 to WA1181, moved to switchback 1/10 mi south
Renamed WA1194 to WACS1194
Removed Red Moose Inn

CA Section M
Survey grade GPS data collected for this section (sub-meter accuracy)
Improved mileage estimates based on more accurate GPS data
New half mile waypoints created based on more accurate GPS data
Renamed RD1204 to RD1205
Renamed WA1205 to WACS1205
Renamed CS1211 to CS1212
Renamed WA1211 to WA1212
Removed CS1216
Added WACS1216
Removed WA1216 (at cow pond)
Added trail to WA1216 track
Added new WA1216 at piped spring
Renamed WA1219 to WA1220
Renamed WA1224 to WACS1224
Renamed WA1231 to WA1232
Renamed CS1232 to CS1233
Removed PO1236 from GPS data (it’s not on any map)
Renamed RD1241 to RD1242
Renamed RD1244 to RD1245
Removed CS1251
Renamed WA1251 to WACS1251
Renamed RD1263 to RD1264
Renamed WA1267 to WA1268
Renamed WA1277 to WA1278
Moved WA1278 to more accurate location, renamed WA1278B
Renamed CS1278 to CS1279
Removed CS1280
Renamed WA1280 to WACS1280
Moved WA1284 to better water source

CA Section N
Survey grade GPS data collected for this section (sub-meter accuracy)
Improved mileage estimates based on more accurate GPS data
New half mile waypoints created based on more accurate GPS data
Renamed CS1295 to WACS1295C
Renamed CS1302 to CS1301B
Renamed WACS1303 to WACS1302
Renamed WACS1309 to WACS1308
Renamed RD1309 to RD1308
Renamed WA1332 to WA1331
Renamed WA1339 to WACS1338
Renamed WA1345 to WA1344
HatCreekView added
CS1384 added
StandByMeBridge added

CA Section O
Survey grade GPS data collected for this section (sub-meter accuracy)
Improved mileage estimates based on more accurate GPS data
New half mile waypoints created based on more accurate GPS data
Renamed RD1425 to RD1424B
Renamed RD1453 to RD1452
Renamed WA1468 to WA1467
Renamed WA1469 to WA1468
Removed waypoints from GPS data that were not on any map

CA Section P
No changes

CA Section Q
No changes

CA Section R
Removed waypoints from GPS data that were not on any map

OR Section B
Updated Fish Lake Resort zip code

OR Section C
Updated Mazama Village shipping address

OR Section D
Updated Shelter Cove Resort phone number

OR Section E
Added information about camping restrictions in the Obsidian Limited Entry Area
Updated Elk Lake Resort shipping information

OR Section F
No changes

OR Section G
Updated Timberline Lodge shipping address, phone

WA Section H
No Changes

WA Section I
No Changes

WA Section J
New GPS data collected for this section (five new tracks merged for greatly improved accuracy)
Improved mileage estimates based on more accurate GPS data
New half mile waypoints created based on more accurate GPS data
Added note that the Chevron Station may not accept packages
Renamed WACS2445 to WACS2446
Renamed WA2455 to WA2456
Corrected description of Goldmyer Alternate (mile 11.4), where you do not cross the bridge but continue on E side of river

WA Section K
No Changes

WA Section L
No Changes