Copyright © 2001 - 2018 Virtual Terrain Tours   all right reserved.
Web design: Rick Wilborn  Revised Apr 24, 2018

 Virtual Aerial Tours   Series

The Ultimate in Video Guides  Hiking Trails to River Rafting and More  

                                   The PERFECT exploration and planning Tool! Getting over your favorite Recreation Areas is the best method to see everything from above.  Using GIS imagery techniques, video covering the landscape of interest is now in HD.  By combining photos, text and other annotations,  informative tours have been created.   From a useful and interesting viewpoint, see everything around the trail or river.     A true Bird’s Eye View!  A serious and realistic tour of the entire route.   Appreciate the landscape from a unique  perspective that cannot be seen from the ground.   This visualization presentation can fill the realism gap that occurs when using paper maps and guidebooks. These productions are a great library addition to your photos, maps and guidebooks.   Get a real good feel of what it would be like to actually be there. Although highly Interactive, Navigation is simple and intuitive. Even anaglyph 3D VIDEO is included.         Suggested Glasses New titles will be added as they become available.         Available now…..

John Muir Trail

TWO DISC SET Both directions, From Whitney Portal to Tuolumne Meadows, including Yosemite Valley. The ENTIRE trail plus many access routes can be selected from a Map based Menu.  Start a trip by selecting from trailheads or intersections.  Although highly Interactive, Navigation is simple.  Complete coverage with place names, elevations, and trail marking annotation. A custom Topo Relief Map is included. Learn quickly about your area of interest.  Each trail segment has a TRAIL PROFILE that can be viewed. Anaglyph 3D content is included. If you have been, or plan to be backpacking here, this tour is for you. 

High Sierra Trail

From Giant Forest to Whitney Portal, both directions Also a nice tour of Giant Forest area of Sequoia National Park.   A complete Trail Profile shows elevation for the route.  Topo Relief Map included. If you have been or plan to be backpacking in Sequoia NP,  this tour is for you. Anaglyph 3D content is included.

John Day River, Oregon

204 miles from Highway 26 continuously to the Columbia River. Ten river segments can each be selected from the Map Menu.  Navigation allows you to advance or return anytime during a video. Take the entire trip in continuous Anaglyph 3D .
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Contact email about Virtual Aerial Tours:  VATINFO@VirtualTerrainTours.com
Check back for additional titles, as several are in the works.
See websites of National Park and Forest Service for information and available maps. Check about reservations, closed areas, permits, weather, trail conditions and other relevant info prior to setting out on a trip.
Summary of Features:                          VIEW DEMO VIDEO Interactive Map based Menu Select Starting point on Trail Junction or Trailhead Select trail to continue at end of each trail segment A video takes you from the start to end of each trail segment. Occasional actual ground based photos may occur along the route. Annotations for elevation, place names, and trail markers throughout each video. Each trail segment has a selectable Trail Profile graphic A Topo Relief Map is included for reference. Also, take the entire trip in anaglyph 3D when using red/blue glasses.
Summary of Features:             VIEW DEMO VIDEO Interactive Map based Menu Select Starting point for a Trail Segment Can continue at end of each trail segment, or reverse trip. A video takes you from the start to end of each trail segment. Trail Profile graphic covers entire trail. Occasional actual ground based photos occur along the route. Annotations for elevation, place names, and trail markers. A Topo Relief Map is included for reference. Also, take the entire trip in anaglyph 3D.
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Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park    www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm Yosemite National Park                           www.nps.gov/yose/index.htm US Forest Service                                      www.fs.fed.us John Day River                                           www.blm.gov/or/permit/ Channel Islands National Park               www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm
Summary of Features:          VIEW DEMO VIDEO Interactive Map based Menu Select Starting point on River where access is available. Each of ten river segments is covered by a video. Elevation, place names, and river markers. Take the entire 204 miles of river at once, or; Use arrows to select return to previous or the Map Menu. Also, take the entire trip uninterrupted in 3D.
TO STORE TO STORE
The Simple and Intuitive Navigation scheme within the tour videos
Just a few Notable places included in the Sierra tours: Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows Mt Whitney, Whitney Portal Giant Forest, Kaweah Gap, Kern Canyon Reds Meadow, Mammoth Mountain Rae Lakes, Onion Valley, Cedar Grove Palisades Glaciers, Evolution Valley, McClure Meadow Le Conte Canyon, Bishop Pass North Lake, South Lake, Piute Creek Florence Lake, Silver Lake Duck Lake, Lake Mary Bullfrog Lake, Kearsarge Lakes Bubbs Creek Paradise Valley Taboose Pass Muir Pass Forester Pass Glen Pass Mather Pass Silver Pass Pinchot Pass
Some locations along the John Day River: Spray Kimberley Service Creek Twickenham Cottonwood Clarno Thirtymile McDonald Tumwater Falls
3D Typical Navigation Arrows within videos To Map Menu Reverse Direction Restart Current Segment Skip Ahead to next segment
Channel Islands of California
Santa Barbara, Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel Islands. Channel Islands National Park. Detailed aerial video with annotations for all islands. Trails and landmarks are noted. Common locations, and landings are shown. Select each island, then choose which tour to take. Summary of Features:          VIEW DEMO VIDEO Interactive Map based Menu Select from each island Trails for each Island are shown. The most common landings are in detail. Elevation, place names, and geographic names. Circle around each island, or tour over the interior. Use arrows to select return to previous, or the Map Menu. Also, take many tours in 3D. Features Scorpion Anchorage, Prisoners Harbor, Cuyler Harbor, Anacapa Island, Bechers Bay.
Images from the tours can be seen in the GALLERY
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Copyright © 2001 - 2018 Virtual Terrain Tours all rights reserved

 Virtual Aerial Tours   Series

The Ultimate in Video Guides  Hiking Trails to

River Rafting and More  

The PERFECT exploration and Planning Tool! Getting over your favorite Recreation Areas is the best method to see everything from above.  Using GIS imagery techniques, video covering the landscape of interest is now in HD.  By combining photos, text and other annotations,  informative tours have been created.   From a useful and interesting viewpoint, see everything around the trail or river.     A true Bird’s Eye View!  A serious and realistic tour of the entire route.   Appreciate the landscape from a unique  perspective that cannot be seen from the ground.   This visualization presentation can fill the realism gap that occurs when using paper maps and guidebooks. These productions are a great library addition to your photos, maps and guidebooks.   Get a real good feel of what it would be like to actually be there. Although highly Interactive, Navigation is simple and intuitive. Even anaglyph 3D VIDEO is included.         Suggested Glasses New titles will be added as they become available.          Available now…..

John Muir Trail

TWO DISC SET Both directions, From Whitney Portal to Tuolumne Meadows, including Yosemite Valley. The ENTIRE trail plus many access routes can be selected from a Map based Menu.  Start a trip by selecting from trailheads or intersections.  Although highly Interactive, Navigation is simple.  Complete coverage with place names, elevations, and trail marking annotation. A custom Topo Relief Map is included. Learn quickly about your area of interest.  Each trail segment has a TRAIL PROFILE that can be viewed. Anaglyph 3D content is included. If you have been, or plan to be backpacking here, this tour is for you. 

High Sierra Trail

From Giant Forest to Whitney Portal, both directions Also a nice tour of Giant Forest area of Sequoia National Park.   A complete Trail Profile shows elevation for the route.  Topo Relief Map included. If you have been or plan to be backpacking in Sequoia NP,  this tour is for you. Anaglyph 3D content is included.

John Day River, Oregon

204 miles from Highway 26 continuously to the Columbia River. Ten river segments can each be selected from the Map Menu.  Navigation allows you to advance or return anytime during a video. Take the entire trip in continuous Anaglyph 3D .
Virtual Terrain Tours
Web Design: Rick Wilborn   Revised Apr 24, 2018
Contact email about Virtual Aerial ToursVATINFO@VirtualTerrainTours.com
Check back for additional titles, as several are in the works.
See websites of National Parks and Forest Service for information and available maps. Check about reservations, closed areas, permits, weather, trail conditions and other relevant info prior to setting out on a trip.
Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park   www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm Yosemite National Park                          www.nps.gov/yose/index.htm US Forest Service                                     www.fs.fed.us John Day River                                          www.blm.gov/or/permit/ Channel Islands National Park              www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm
TO STORE TO STORE
Just a few Notable places included in the Sierra tours: Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows Mt Whitney, Whitney Portal Giant Forest, Kaweah Gap, Kern Canyon Reds Meadow, Mammoth Mountain Rae Lakes, Onion Valley, Cedar Grove Palisades Glaciers, Evolution Valley, McClure Meadow Le Conte Canyon, Bishop Pass North Lake, South Lake, Piute Creek Florence Lake, Silver Lake Duck Lake, Lake Mary Bullfrog Lake, Kearsarge Lakes Bubbs Creek Paradise Valley Taboose Pass Muir Pass Forester Pass Glen Pass Mather Pass Silver Pass Pinchot Pass
Some locations along the John Day River: Spray Kimberley Service Creek Twickenham Cottonwood Clarno Thirtymile McDonald Tumwater Falls
Typical Navigation Arrows within videos
To Map Menu
Reverse Direction
Restart Current Segment
Skip Ahead to next segment

Channel Islands of California

Santa Barbara, Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel Islands. Channel Islands National Park. Detailed aerial video with annotations for all islands. Trails and landmarks are noted. Common locations, and landings are shown. Select each island, then choose which tour to take.
Images from the tours can be seen in the GALLERY
3D