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ViewRanger: Trail Maps for Hiking, Biking, Skiing

ViewRanger: Trail Maps for Hiking, Biking, Skiing


Find hiking trails and bike rides, navigate with GPS, and save offline topo maps

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  • Editor's Choice
  • Free
  • Feature Rich
  • In App Purchases
38.4K+ Ratings
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Editor’s Review

  1. Voted Best New Outdoor Tech in 2017 by Backpacker Magazine
  2. Go from the city streets to natural landscapes with maps that will steer you in any direction you want to go! You'll never be lost again
  3. Securely share your location with friends for a fun way to meet up and experience nature together

Reviewed by Katelyn on May 23, 2018

Review Highlights

  • easy to use

    in 318 reviews

    Superb app and use it regularly in the lake district. Very accurate and easy to use

  • useful

    in 279 reviews

    The GPS works really well with the maps and the track record function is really useful

  • free maps

    in 99 reviews

    Very well done, lots of info at your fingertips, and great free maps. . Open maps.

  • excellent support

    in 23 reviews

    First class service ,excellent support , does exactly what it says on the can.

  • great value

    in 23 reviews

    Entire National park can be purchased as OS 1:25000 scale for £50. Great value.

  • outdoor activities

    in 17 reviews

    Recommend to anyone who likes to keep a record of their outdoor activities.

App Description

Google Play

Discover inspiring trails, download offline maps, and navigate with confidence on your next hike, bike ride, backpacking trip, ski holiday, or outdoor adventure. Go outdoors, anywhere: ViewRanger works offline without mobile and data signals.

** 2018 Android Excellence award –Google Play **
** Best New Outdoor Tech –Backpacker magazine **
** Best Outdoor App –Elevation Outdoors **
** Trusted by 400 Search & Rescue teams **

Download offline maps onto your phone before you leave home. Then explore off-the-grid, even without cell coverage. ViewRanger offers several map types, including:

** Free Worldwide Maps: Street maps, aerial and satellite images, and terrain maps.

** Premium Maps by country: See terrain and trail details other maps miss. Premium + USA maps includes four map types: USA Topo, USGS Topo, USA Land Cover, and USA Slopes. USA topographic maps zoom down to 1:24K scale with 20- to 40-foot contours in most places.

Exploring outside the US? Check out maps designed for the outdoors in 23 countries, including Canada, France, Italy, New Zealand and UK.

Launch our Skyline feature and pan the landscape using your Android’s camera. Skyline identifies over 9 million peaks, places, lakes in the world. Bonus: When following a route, see direction arrows and navigate to points on the real landscape. (Note: No Skyline coverage in Alaska.)

>> OS WEAR by Google
• Navigate trails and view track stats on your wrist with OS Wear enabled smartwatches.
• Record a new track and pause or stop an existing track recording.
• View heading, bearing, lat/long and altitude data.
• ViewRanger is also optimized for the Casio PRO TREK smart watch.

See 180,000 routes posted by top publishing brands and find trails in national parks, state parks, and national forests. Check out every mile of Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails too.

More Online: Plan your next hiking project, draw routes, print maps, and import GPX files on our website too. Then send and follow them on your Android device. Bonus: Import GPS files from outdoor websites and handheld GPS units.

• See your GPS location on a map.
• Record tracks and follow routes
• Plot and go to point of interests
• See live trip and navigation stats: time, speed, distance, navigation arrows, compass bearing, sunrise and sunset.
• Privately share your real-time GPS location with friends and family with BuddyBeacon™. Data connection required.
• Share routes and tracks with friends and social networks.

Free Global maps © OpenStreetMap contributors.
Some features, such as viewing online maps, browsing routes, downloading maps and routes and sharing your location using BuddyBeacon require an internet connection.

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ViewRanger: Trail Maps for Hiking, Biking, Skiing

ViewRanger: Trail Maps for Hiking, Biking, Skiing

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