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Best Apps Ever

Best Apps Ever

Apps Magazine has named ViewRanger as one of the 200 Greatest Apps Ever. ...


ViewRanger 'essential part' of modern day search and rescue

ViewRanger 'essential part' of modern day search and rescue

“It’s mountain rescue without the mountain,” explains Kris Manning, as he reflects on 27 years as a volunteer member of Berkshire’s Lowland Search and Rescue (SEBEV) team.   While Berkshire’s flat and open downs...


The Chiltern Society celebrates its 50th and goes digital with ViewRanger

The Chiltern Society celebrates its 50th and goes digital with ViewRanger

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, today The Chiltern Society has published a landmark new walking book: 50 Great Walks in the Chilterns. They have also taken a digital leap, working with...


ViewRanger Version 6 – The story behind “Why did you move everything?”

ViewRanger Version 6 – The story behind “Why did you move everything?”

If you haven’t already updated to ViewRanger version 6, then you may not have seen quite how transformational this latest version is. We’ve made a number of changes to the way the...


ViewRanger supports Breast Cancer Care's Pink Ribbonwalk Series

ViewRanger supports Breast Cancer Care's Pink Ribbonwalk Series

Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbonwalk: walking together to face breast cancer ViewRanger is very proud to support the Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbonwalk series which starts on 9th May.Breast Cancer Care is the...


Sunset from beautiful Harter Fell wins #viewspiration competition

Sunset from beautiful Harter Fell wins #viewspiration competition

Congratulations to Martin Rye whose photograph taken on the summit of Harter Fell in the Lake District has been selected as the winner of the #viewspiration competition, celebrating the launch of ViewRanger...


ViewRanger is on Apple Watch

ViewRanger is on Apple Watch

As one of the first apps to be ready for the new Apple Watch, ViewRanger is again putting active outdoor navigation on our wrists: this time those of Apple fans. A simple glance...


#viewspiration competiton

#viewspiration competiton

The Next ViewRanger Blockbuster – coming soon to a screen near you                                ViewRanger will be at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (20-22 March) exclusively previewing our next blockbuster app update! Details of the update...


Discover the Bridges on Royal Mail Stamps

Discover the Bridges on Royal Mail Stamps

Royal Mail has issued stamps that depict ten leaps in engineering that have seen the UK’s bridges evolve from humble stone crossings to iconic landmarks and construction triumphs. We've selected some great walking...


ViewRanger's 'point of interest' feature aids search and  rescue success

ViewRanger's 'point of interest' feature aids search and rescue success

“When you’re in brambles up to your armpits, having ViewRanger on hand to ensure you’re heading in the right direction is a very useful thing indeed!” So says Sly Jenkins, a volunteer member...


Ski-friendly ViewRanger features

Ski-friendly ViewRanger features

    If you're going skiing in the coming weeks, here's a refresher on some features of the ViewRanger app that are particularly useful for ski trips.   1 - Free Ski Map showing ski runs and...


Sheffield Adventure Film Festival: Technology in Adventure

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival: Technology in Adventure

Technology in adventure: Its use and whether it is desirable or even appropriate is a topic that has divided opinion for many years, but there is no denying that technology has played...