About Us

Pickatrail, Inc. is focused on building the largest and most accurate geospatial database of directly observed designated U.S. hiking trails and software services that integrate this data with fitness data to identify athletic achievements and improve the accuracy of fitness maps and metrics, and public trust in outdoor recreation product reviews. Pickatrail.com helps people plan ahead and prepare for adventures in nature. The site reminds us to stay on the trail, respect wildlife, and if you pack it in, pack it out.

Robert Bennett is a computer scientist, environmentalist, founder of Pickatrail, Inc. and author of GPS trail guides. Robert has hiked two-thirds of the U.S. national parks, more than half of the U.S. national monuments, U.S. national forests, long-distance trails in the U.S. and U.K., and many miles in U.S. state parks, conservation areas and other places across the lower 48. During the past decade, Robert has captured over ten thousand photographs of the outdoors while hiking between two and three thousand miles per year.

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