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Now Easier to Find Adventures and Share Trip Stories

Now Easier to Find Adventures and Share Trip Stories

We have just released new screens in the Apple and Android editions of ViewRanger that add a social dimension to the feature set of the ViewRanger mobile app. Adventurists rely on ViewRanger to discover,...


Paddling the South Nahanni River

As well as working hard the team at ViewRanger like to get out on their own adventures too, Margie, our Atlanta based business development director, is just back from Canada - here's...


On The Pacific Northwest Trail - Grizzly Bears and Razor Clams

Chris Townsend is a prolific outdoor writer and photographer with a passion for wilderness and mountains, and a penchant for long distance hikes. A four-time winner of Outdoor Writers' Guild Awards, he...


ViewRanger for iPad and iPhone Updated to V3.2

The latest update to our ViewRanger apps for Apple iPhone and iPad users should be hitting your appstores today and tomorrow.  This V3.2 update includes some new features, some simplified user interfaces, some power saving...


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...