6 Apps You Need To Download Before Your Next Hike
Good news: five out of the six apps are free.
Map My Hike – GPS Hiking Tracker & Trail Finder
Hiking is a great, scenic way to stay fit. The Map My Hike app helps you improve your hike with a detailed report on factors like the distance, duration, elevation and calorie burn for every mile you go.
First-Aid by the Canadian Redcross
Stay safe hiking with the official First-Aid by the Canadian Redcross app. It features simple step-by-step instructions so that you can perform everyday first-aid scenarios with confidence.
AllTrails – Hiking, Running and Biking Trails
Whether you’re hiking at home or abroad, download this app for access to more than 50,000 trails around the world. Trails categorized with filters like difficulty level or dog and kid-friendly trails, making it easy to you’re your perfect hike.
Share your hiking adventures with fellow outdoor lovers by posting geo-located photos and videos around the world. The Yonder database features 20,000 hiking spots, making it easy to find your next trail.
Take part in the exhilarating international treasure hunt that is geocaching with this helpful app. You’ll have access to GPS coordinates for millions of “caches” (usually a small hidden waterproof box that has a logbook) in Canada and around the world, right from your phone.