iHikeGPS : USA + SE & SW Canada GPS Topo Maps
By James Associates Inc.
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Your iPhone or WiFi+Cellular iPad can be a high-performance GPS receiver with both USGS & US Forest Service topo maps! Headed into the wilderness? Buy this app now so you will always know where you are, where you've been, & where you’re going. Highest quality track recording, best route navigation, & most accurate Estimated Time of Arrival of any available hiking app. No sign-up, no ads, no subscription, no in-app purchase required, making this less expensive and higher quality than the “free” apps. Recommended in “Essential Gear for Safe Hiking”.
FOREVER-FREE TOPO MAPS
▶ USA: 24K USGS & US Forest Service topo maps. The 2015 Forest Service maps prominently display Forest Service road numbers, a huge help for finding your way around the back country. 63K USGS maps for Alaska
▶ Alberta & British Columbia south of 54° latitude, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island: 50K National Resources Canada topo maps
▶ Stitches beautiful high resolution, detailed topo map images for seamless coverage across map boundaries
▶ Store up to 550 maps to use anytime in the wilderness without cell service. Maps from our server have a shorter download time, use less of your monthly data allotment & use less memory
▶ Print maps overlaid with waypoints, routes & tracks. Share map images & locations using email, Twitter, Facebook, Messages, Photos, Import With, AirDrop or the clipboard
TRACKS, WAYPOINTS & ROUTES
▶ Record a track. View it on the map. Record in the background. Trip Timer and Odometer
▶ Show an elevation graph of your track or a route with altitude data. View date, time & average speed of track points
▶ Mark waypoints by their position on a map, by tapping a geotagged photo, or by searching place names. Refine a waypoint position when you arrive
▶ Set a quick GoTo waypoint or a full route & see the heading, direction, distance, elevation gain or loss, and Estimated Time of Arrival
▶ Routes can be built & edited with waypoints or recorded tracks
▶ Import & Export GPX waypoint, route & track files via eMail, Messages, Import With, AirDrop, iCloud Drive, Dropbox or iTunes
▶ Send KML files to display immediately in GoogleEarth
▶ GPS+Glonass satellites improve accuracy in challenging terrain with iPhone 4S, iPad mini, iPad 3 & later
▶ Barometric pressure sensor reduces elevation data noise on iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and later
SET IT UP AS YOU LIKE
▶ Miles, nautical miles, or km. Ft or meters
▶ Degrees, Degrees/Minutes, Degrees/Minutes/Seconds or UTM
▶ °True or °Magnetic
▶ Tap Help in the App
▶ Online Manual on iHikeGPS.com
▶ Follow on Twitter: @iHikeGPS
▶ Email developer: lwjames@iHikeGPS.com
WHAT OTHERS SAY
▶ “I am VERY impressed!!!…It pretty much blows… , my previous fave GPS app, out of the water. Your track recording features, fast map downloads, and well thought out interface make it a real winner. It's very sophisticated software, and makes my iPhone just about as good as $600 Garmin… Actually better, in a lot of ways”-John in OR
▶ “GREAT APP! I…am really loving the interface, the maps, & the features you've provided”-Laurie in TX
▶ “Perfect for anyone camping, fishing and hiking, it'll provide great detail when you need it the most…for anyone who takes the great outdoors seriously”-David on HandheldItems.com
▶ “…thank you for developing IHIKEGPS…what a great product it is. I am impressed!…I use it hiking, biking, skiing and Jeeping”-Ammon in CO
DEVICE REQUIREMENTS for this version
● No device requires a cellular data plan to use iHikeGPS
● iPad 2 or later with WiFi+cellular, and iPhone 4 or later support full navigation
● iPad 2 or later with WiFi-only, and iPod touch (5th gen or later) require an iOS-compatible external GPS receiver to show your location in the wilderness & record tracks. View maps using the iOS device alone
● Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life
Your dream of hiking adventures reaches new heights with iHikeGPS
What's New in Version 7.0.2
• Updated for iOS 10.2.
• Removed map display glitch when zoomed out on the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
This is an incredible app. It is easy to use, full of useful features, and comes with outstanding technical support from the author, Mr. Larry James. This app can be used in place of a gps device. Great product!
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Dec 19, 2016
- Version: 7.0.2
- Size: 8.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: James Associates Inc.
- © 2016 James Associates Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.