Harvey hillwalking maps now available in ViewRanger app

Posted on 12/06/2017

ViewRanger has teamed up with Harvey Maps to make specialist walking maps for the UK’s most popular outdoor regions available on mobile devices.

Harvey Maps cover the UK’s most exciting terrain in a highly-detailed, easy-to-read format designed specifically for outdoor enthusiasts. The Perthshire-based company’s lightweight waterproof printed maps have achieved cult status among hillwalkers over the past 40 years, and their arrival on the ViewRanger platform makes them instantly available to millions of smartphone and smartwatch users worldwide.

The combination of ViewRanger’s GPS navigation and Harvey’s trusted mapping allows walkers to easily access all the tools they need to explore the UK’s hills and mountains with confidence. Harvey’s complete Superwalker and British Mountain Map series – totalling more than 50 maps – are both available to download now in the ViewRanger app. The maps can be used without phone signal, allowing walkers to see their precise location on detailed mapping in even the most remote locations.

Sue Harvey MBE, co-founder and director of Harvey Maps, said: “ViewRanger is one of the key suppliers of digital mapping to the outdoor market in the UK and internationally. I’m very pleased that Harvey original mapping is now available on the ViewRanger platform.”

Harvey Maps was founded in 1977 by Robin and Sue Harvey, with a vision to create maps that include all of the features hillwalkers need, and none that they don’t. Special attention is given to contours, which are spaced at 15-metre intervals, and bright colours help distinguish rocky ground, woodland, farmland and marshland. Specific features such as climbing crags, Munros and Wainwrights are also clearly identified.

Craig Wareham, ViewRanger co-founder and CEO, said: “Harvey is an iconic British brand that’s been producing unique and innovative maps covering the UK’s hills and mountains for four decades, and we’re delighted to welcome them to the ViewRanger app. We work alongside international mapping agencies in 23 countries to provide best-in-class maps for outdoor enthusiasts worldwide, and we’re excited to start sharing Harvey Maps with them.”

Explore ViewRanger’s Harvey Superwalker collection here.

Explore ViewRanger’s Harvey British Mountain Map collection here.

Download the free ViewRanger app here.

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Editors’ notes:

Images and ViewRanger media kit: click here

For more information contact:
Oli Reed, ViewRanger Communications Manager
Email: oli@viewranger.com  
Tel: +44 (0)1223 421353

ViewRanger is a free GPS navigation app used by millions of people around the world to plan, navigate, record and share their outdoor adventures. Combining the world’s best offline maps with easy-to-follow route guides, advanced GPS navigation features and augmented reality, ViewRanger is the ultimate adventure tool for anyone exploring the great outdoors.
Learn more about ViewRanger: www.viewranger.com

Harvey specialises in creating and publishing maps for outdoor recreation. In addition to the UK, Harvey has produced mapping in Canada, Greenland, Ireland and Africa. Harvey printed maps are available in shops, on the web, in digital form through partners, and have been reproduced in numerous publications. The company has a staff of 9, is based in Doune, Perthshire, and has received 12 awards for quality and innovation.
Learn more about Harvey Maps: www.harveymaps.co.uk

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