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ViewRanger location tracking supports Matt Baker Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need

ViewRanger location tracking supports Matt Baker Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need

  Update: Matt successfully completed his Rickshaw challenge yesterday (18th November) raising more than £1.26M for Children in Need. Matt's Map : powered by ViewRanger Matt (with Pudsey) arriving in Cambridge at the end of...


We are ViewRangers - Tom Hutton

We are ViewRangers - Tom Hutton

Can a mobile phone really work as a GPS? Outdoor Writer and Photographer, Tom Hutton, definitely thinks so. A fully-functional OS mapping style GPS on a mobile phone - too good to be true...


BuddyBeacon Favourites - Easier Tracking of Groups

BuddyBeacon Favourites - Easier Tracking of Groups

A short while ago we extended our BuddyBeacon location-tracking webpages to make it simpler to create pages that automatically access "groups" of BuddyBeacons - handy if you want to watch a group...


ViewRanger Premium Topographic Maps - Now view on your PC or Mac too!

ViewRanger Premium Topographic Maps - Now view on your PC or Mac too!

Today we are really pleased to release a major enhancement to our web-based community & route planning tool My.ViewRanger.com. By adding online access to your premium topographic map layers within the My.ViewRanger website, we...


My.ViewRanger route planner now comes with New Zealand LINZ charts

My.ViewRanger route planner now comes with New Zealand LINZ charts

The My.ViewRanger.com online community and trail plotting website now displays detailed LINZ topographic map charts of New Zealand.  LINZ is the national mapping agency of New Zealand (similar to Ordnance Survey in...


Latest Trail Magazine Hiking Route Guides Ready to Download

Latest Trail Magazine Hiking Route Guides Ready to Download

All the route guides from the November 2011 issue of Trail Magazine, the UK's leading hiking monthly, have been published and are now ready to download - for free - within ViewRanger....


ViewRanger Provides Live Tracking & Course Maps for Birketts' Round Norfolk Relay

ViewRanger Provides Live Tracking & Course Maps for Birketts' Round Norfolk Relay

ViewRanger (www.viewranger.com), the popular outdoors GPS app, is providing live-tracking and course maps for this weekend's Birketts' Round Norfolk Relay - an event that sees running clubs and athletics clubs running a...


My.ViewRanger Update - The Community Activity Wall

The latest update for the My.ViewRanger online community and trail planning website has been released today.  It includes an "Activity Wall" that shows you what is going on in the community, shows feedback from...


ViewRanger #1 Best Selling App in iTunes Norway

We were delighted to discover that ViewRanger achieved #1 Top-Grossing Apple iPhone app status in Norway this weekend - across all app and games categories. Used and trusted by outdoor enthusiasts, the ViewRanger...


ViewRanger Enhancements Help Event Organizers

Charity walks, cycle sportives, long distance running events, and many other kinds of events are leveraging ViewRanger to provide a range of services to enhance their events.  Route visualization, downloadable course maps, and live location-tracking are...


New Update of ViewRanger for Android

We have just released V2.2.3 of ViewRanger for Android smartphones and tablets.   In-App Purchasing via Android Market You can now purchase premium maps direct from your Android smartphone or tablet! No more having to...


New Update to My.ViewRanger Community Site

We’ve just released an exciting update to the My.ViewRanger.com online community and route planning website. My.ViewRanger lets you discover, create, and share your outdoor adventures, and synch these wirelessly with your ViewRanger...