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Q&A: Live update from Alex Staniforth's Climb The UK Challenge

Q&A: Live update from Alex Staniforth's Climb The UK Challenge

While the rest of us are sitting down somewhere warm and comfortable reading this blog, 21-year-old Alex Staniforth (he turns 22 on June 18th) is pedaling, walking and running his way around...


5 Favourite Walks in Ayrshire by Gillian's Walks

5 Favourite Walks in Ayrshire by Gillian's Walks

I am passionate about exploring! My blog now contains more than 100 routes mostly around the Ayrshire and Fife areas, all of them linked to downloadable ViewRanger routes so that others can enjoy...


10 short hikes in South East Asia

10 short hikes in South East Asia

Nicholas JR White, photographer and ViewRanger ambassador, has been trekking through the beautiful wilderness of South East Asia. Discover rainforest hikes, mountain climbs and sunrise treks with his incredible routes, free to...


ViewRanger: now with Harvey walking maps

ViewRanger: now with Harvey walking maps

We’re very excited to announce that 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’s waterproof printed...


5 North East Hikes Perfect for Families

5 North East Hikes Perfect for Families

From the crisp countryside air to the rolling hills and rocky coastline, there’s nothing better than exploring Northumberland by foot. As one of the most sparsely populated counties in England, this corner...


Take the Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge with Alastair Humphreys

Take the Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge with Alastair Humphreys

You know that outdoor trip you’ve been planning for ages but keep putting off? Now you’ve got no excuses. ViewRanger has teamed up with microadventure king Alastair Humphreys to create a month-long Summer...


30 second adventure guide: Isle of Skye, Scotland

30 second adventure guide: Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Isle of Skye’s rugged landscape and breath-taking views make for the perfect trip. Why you should go: Home to many of Scotland’s most iconic views, Skye is the second-largest of the islands....


ViewRanger takes to the skies in cross-channel flight

ViewRanger takes to the skies in cross-channel flight

We caught up with John Hartley, who took part in the cross-channel flight of over 80 hot air balloons to break a Guinness World Record. 1. Tell us about your recent hot air...


Going solo: how to hike alone safely

Going solo: how to hike alone safely

If you’re the kind of person who prefers solitude, you might have considered heading out on a solo hike. However, the wilderness can be a scary place when you’re on your own....


Why every hiker needs our new Android smartwatch app

Why every hiker needs our new Android smartwatch app

ViewRanger for Android Wear 2.0 was released as a free app update last week, putting the world’s best outdoor maps directly on your wrist. But what’s so good about it, and why...


ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publishers

ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publishers

America’s top hiking magazine, a trekking group from south-east Africa and a UK archaeology expert are among ten winners recognised at ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publisher Awards. The awards recognise excellence in digital...


The UK's best spring coastal walks

The UK's best spring coastal walks

Get outside this Easter weekend and enjoy the UK’s best coastal walks, all available to download with the ViewRanger app.   1. Old Harry Rocks, Dorset Featured on Julia Bradbury’s Britain’s Best Walks, this route...