Repost: How to make your own (almost) free waterproof maps of Sweden

A quite useful guide if you live in or is visiting Sweden. Norway has their equivalent of this too and you’ll find that at Se eiendom.

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If you like your hikes long, you will have to spend a lot of money on superfluous mapping just to cover your specific trail, and getting waterproof maps is sometimes impossible. But there is another way: if you can find a website that uses good quality maps you can simply take screenshots and print them on waterproof paper. This is a quick guide that shows you how to do it for Swedish maps.

Fjäderlä is a site dedicated to lightweight backpacking and there are a bunch of interesting post there. Go check it out!

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