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Posted in on 9-28-12


The GPS App for adventure

ViewRanger is the mobile app that turns your smartphone into a powerful outdoors GPS. With ViewRanger, you can use your smartphone – even without cell coverage – to view high quality maps, locate exactly where you are, and record your ‘trail’ (including photos) so you can later see where you’ve been and share the experience with your friends and family. And just so you know, ViewRanger does a lot more than that.

 Turns your smartphone into an outdoor GPS

Apple or Android smartphone users who enjoy the outdoors, now have a powerful, dedicated GPS navigation tool for hiking, mountain biking and any outdoor activity with the ViewRanger app. The USA edition includes the highest quality topographic mapping that can be downloaded in advance and stored on your phone, ready for use when cell phone coverage is unavailable.

The app also offers many useful tools via the web portal,  At the adventure begins with route planning. enables users to create their own routes or use existing routes already posted to ViewRanger. After your outing, the app & can be synchronized, allowing you to share your adventure (including photos) with your buddies or publish it to the ViewRanger community.

ViewRanger supports all the features you expect of a top-end GPS device, including track recording, waypoint navigation, map coordinate entry and GPX file exchange. There is also a sports computer mode, if you want to analyze your stats. The ViewRanger BuddyBeacon™ allows you to share your real-time location with friends.

Search for ViewRanger on your app store (ViewRanger can be downloaded from either iTunes or from the Google Play website). ViewRanger USA edition includes the detailed topographical maps (with 250,000 miles of marked trails). There is also a fully featured free version, but this comes with basic maps only.


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