If your mind is set on a mountain trail or a long road trip, you must have a hike and map app to help you stay connected. Many of the apps listed below are free but if they cost a little, they are worth it. So, get it.
· Maps 3D Pro
Ideal for cycle adventurers, hikers, snowboarders, and more, Maps 3D Pro records trails and gives you an offline reference to it. This makes your outdoor adventures safe all the time. The best part is you see all your surroundings in a 3D environment. It is available on iOS for $3.99.
This free app is available on both iOS and Android platforms. You can share your adventure by posting geo-located photographs with your friends and fellow adventurers. Yonder has a database that features more than 20,000 hiking spots so you will find the action spot for your next adventure easily.
· Map my hike
Again, this is a free app available on both iOS and Android platforms. This GPS software for mapping keeps a track of your route. It displays the hiking distance on the map so there is no chance that you will ever get lost. Map My Hike also helps you see the route taken by your friends so you will be able to follow them. It also possesses Routes function that helps you discover new trails.
· All trails
This is an international location device to discover more than 50,000 trails around the world. It has a series of filters such as dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and so on to help you locate the perfect trail for your next outing. This is a free app available on both iOS and Android.
This free iOS app saves your chosen route and shows it offline. It helps you see the real distances of numerous trail tracks of Great Britain and the US. You can use the safety feature in this way. Estimate the expected time of arrival. List your contacts to inform. If you do not make it within the time, this app will send a message to your contacts. It also tells your real location at any time. You can measure the distance and time of your hike with ease.
One of the amazing apps for an adventure, Spyglass helps you navigate using a compass and gyrocompass. This helps you move using your map, position of the stars, sun, and the moon. You can find out the altitude, distance, and approximate time.
Hiking is exciting, and make it fun with the right apps. All you need to do is figure out your next adventure and download the right app to make things happen.