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Best Outdoor Apps

Here is our list of the best apps to help you plan your next outdoor adventure. 

Hiking Project

Hiking Project offers full GPS route info, elevation profiles, interactive features, photos, and more. Local experts show you the highlights, challenging features, and insights you need to plan a great day on the trails.

Price: Free

Available: iOS & Android

Gaia GPS

Gaia GPS offers downloadable topo and satellite maps for offline use. Use routing tools to plan trips, measure distance, altitude, and elevation change.

Price: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)

Available: iOS & Android

Google Maps

Google Maps offers real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and transit info. Simply search for any location or enter the coordinates to receive the best available route.

Price: Free

Available: iOS & Android

PeakFinder AR

PeakFinder AR offers the ability to point your smart device at surrounding peaks to identify the names of more than 650,000 mountains with a 360° panorama display. 

Price: $4.99

Available: iOS & Android

RadarScope

RadarScope offers professional weather radar, along with Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood, Special Marine Warnings, and predicted storm tracks issued by the U.S. National Weather Service.

Price: $9.99 (Offers In-App Purchases)

Available: iOS & Android

SkyView Lite

SkyView Lite offers the ability to point your smart device at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more.

Price: Free

Available: iOS & Android

OpenSummit

OpenSummit offers hourly weather forecasts to help you plan your next mountain adventure. Available hourly weather data includes the chance of precipitation, lightning potential, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and cloud cover. Locations limited to the United States.

Price: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)

Available: iOS & Android

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