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Who are the Experience Arizona Adventurers?

Matt Marine

Matt Marine is an Arizona resident who loves exploring Arizona's wonderful outdoor adventures. To find out more about Matt, click the link below.

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Cat-Dog

Cat-Dog is my faithful trail companion. Her real name is Cammie. Why do I call her Cat-Dog?

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Tobey Schmidt

Although I come from the flat lands of Indiana, I now call Arizona home where I love to rock climb, bike, backpack, paddle—and photograph it all. I can’t wait to share my adventures with the readers of Experience Arizona!

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Read the Experience Arizona Disclaimer before attempting any of our adventures. Check with local authorities (FS, BLM, etc.) before heading out on any adventures for updates road conditions, closures, etc.

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Magellan Triton GPS

By Matt Marine

I used to own a Magellan Meridian GPS and for the most part, I really liked it. It was easy to use, had okay black-and-white topo maps and connected to my mapping software easily.

When the Triton came out, I was overjoyed. I use National Geographic's Topo state software and now had a GPS unit that could use the same thing. And it was color.

So, despite seeing terrible customer reviews on it, I sold my Meridian and bought the Triton. Sometimes (most of the time) I wish I had my old Meridian back.

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I would not buy this GPS again. The ability to use Topo maps doesn't outweigh its many faults.

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