About Nerds in the Wood...
Nerds in the Wood is a resource for hikers, backpackers, geocachers and other outdoor technology users. We are into GPS, satellite communication, portable power, and ultralight gear. We exist to provide reviews of cool gadgets, helpful guides and other information to help you get the most out of your GPS and other outdoor devices. We want to inform you on the best techniques and technologies that can help make your outdoor adventures fun, exciting and safe.
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The information contained in the Nerds in the Wood website is offered for educational purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this website, for any purpose. At all times, you must rely upon your own best judgement, and any information here is provided only for your consideration. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Nerds in the Wood. We have no control over the nature, content or availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the information contained, or views expressed, within them. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage resulting from any reliance on the information contained herein. This includes indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the information in this website.
The Nerds in the Wood website is designed and created using Adobe Dreamweaver, and original graphics are produced using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Map images for illustrations are produced using National Geographic TOPO!, Delorme TOPO North America, Digital Globe, Google and the United States Geological Survey, and are used with permission.
Track files are created with GPS devices from Magellan, Delorme and Garmin.