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Enter to win BIG in ViewRanger's Facebook Competition!

Enter to win BIG in ViewRanger's Facebook Competition!

Now that more and more people around the world are catching on to how smart and fun ViewRanger is, it's time to get ready for their latest Facebook competition! ViewRanger has teamed up with leading global smartphone manufacturer...


Celebrate Father’s Day with an adventure!

Celebrate Father’s Day with an adventure!

June 17 marks Father’s Day, and it’s just around the corner. Here’s a nice gift idea -- plan a weekend camping trip, river exploration, or hiking adventure with Dad! With summer well on its way,...


Get Out and Enjoy U.S. National Park Week with ViewRanger GPS!

Get Out and Enjoy U.S. National Park Week with ViewRanger GPS!

Just on the cusp of Earth Day, April 21st marks the start to National Park Week. For the entire week, admission is free for ALL of the 397 parks in the U.S. The National Park...


ViewRanger® put through its paces by U.S. Search & Rescue Teams

ViewRanger® put through its paces by U.S. Search & Rescue Teams

ViewRanger has been used by British-based mountain and lowland rescue teams for a number of years, as it has been proven to assist in search navigation, team coordination (using BuddyBeacon™ location sharing) and keeping a...


Success at the Appy Awards 2012 for ViewRanger Outdoors GPS USA edition

Success at the Appy Awards 2012 for ViewRanger Outdoors GPS USA edition

Last night in San Francisco, ViewRanger Outdoors GPS USA edition was named the category winner for "Mapping/Location based" App by the distinguished panel of industry expert judges at the 2012 Appy Awards.  Following...


Map Pins - My.ViewRanger Gets Pinterest Integration

Map Pins - My.ViewRanger Gets Pinterest Integration

You can now Pin your favourite ViewRanger trails to your Pinterest boards. Just click on the "Pin It" button that is on every route page within the my.viewranger website. You'll find the button...


New Automated Route Planning for Outdoor Enthusiasts

New Automated Route Planning for Outdoor Enthusiasts

ViewRanger, the gps app and website that lets outdoor enthusiasts plan, navigate, and share their outdoor adventures, has today added automatic route generation to the trail planning tools available at its My.ViewRanger.com website.  The site...


Android Open edition now Free to download

Android Open edition now Free to download

Building on the positive response to the launch of a dedicated USA topo mapping edition of ViewRanger on Android market. We have now made our entry level Open edition FREE of charge...


Topo Maps for Canada Now Available

Topo Maps for Canada Now Available

Detailed topographic maps for Canada are now available in both the ViewRanger app and My.ViewRanger website. Hot on the heels of releasing new topographic maps and trails for the USA, and downloadable trail...


First US Search & Rescue Team Joins VSAR Program

First US Search & Rescue Team Joins VSAR Program

One of the projects we run at ViewRanger is our ViewRanger VSAR Program. The Program started as a simple way in which we, as a company comprised of outdoor enthusiasts, could give something...


GPS Trail Guides Added for Germany, Switzerland, and Austria

GPS Trail Guides Added for Germany, Switzerland, and Austria

Today we have published a further 10,000 expert-authored, downloadable, guided hiking and biking trails across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol. Published to coincide with the ISPO outdoors industry exhibition being held in...


ViewRanger Outdoors GPS app and Social Content Network Launches for Outdoor Enthusiasts in USA

The ViewRanger Outdoors GPS USA app and My.ViewRanger.com social content network has launched for US outdoor enthusiasts at this week’s Outdoor Retailer Show, taking place in Salt Lake City, UT. The USA app is available to download...