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How to share your location with ViewRanger BuddyBeacon

How to share your location with ViewRanger BuddyBeacon

BuddyBeacon is a unique feature in the ViewRanger app that allows you to share your real-time location with friends and family while you’re out hiking. ViewRanger uses the GPS chip in your phone...


Publisher of the Week: Stephen Lioy

Publisher of the Week: Stephen Lioy

This week's Publisher of the Week takes us to Kyrgyzstan where author and photographer Stephen Lioy shares his routes in ViewRanger. Happy exploring!  Publisher: Stephen Lioy Based in: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Summary: Stephen Lioy is a Lonely Planet author and tourism development...


Apple Updates: Bigger Screens, Bigger Maps

Apple Updates: Bigger Screens, Bigger Maps

Hello Explorers! Last week we pushed out a ViewRanger update to support the new iPhones and Apple Watches. The big news is we now support all the bigger screen sizes. And that...


Guest Blog: 5 Tips for Hiking with Kids

Guest Blog: 5 Tips for Hiking with Kids

Preparing for your first hiking trip with kids can feel both exciting and daunting. These expert tips will help make family adventures run as smoothly as possible. Oli Reed runs The Outdoor Dad...


Publisher of the week: Cycling Otherwise

Publisher of the week: Cycling Otherwise

This week we continue highlighting great publishers in ViewRanger who share amazing routes. Happy exploring! Publisher: Cycling Otherwise Based in: Burslem, UK Summary: Cycling Otherwise helps people with disabilities get helpful information about cycling so they can enjoy...


Plotting Routes on ViewRanger

Plotting Routes on ViewRanger

ViewRanger contains thousands of free hiking routes for you to download and follow all over the world, but you can also plan your own hikes at home then follow them using the...


Publisher of the week: Archaeoroutes

Publisher of the week: Archaeoroutes

This week we kick-started a new series called Publisher of the Week where we highlight publishers sharing amazing routes in ViewRanger. Happy exploring! Publisher: Archaeoroutes Based in: Somerset, UK Summary: Archaeoroutes features a range of routes,...


Introducing 3D Flyovers

Introducing 3D Flyovers

Earlier this month, we launched 3D Flyovers, a cool new feature for ViewRanger explorers to preview and replay routes and tracks in amazing 3D. This feature has been on our must-do list, and...


ViewRanger Jargon

ViewRanger Jargon

We know GPS and maps can be a bit confusing. So we put together a quick guide to a few technical terms used in ViewRanger. 1. 3D Flyovers: a 3D map feature...


ViewRanger Launches Premium

ViewRanger Launches Premium

ViewRanger is excited to announce that on October 4, 2018 we have launched Premium Subscription - a powerful bundle of features and tools that take the awarding-winning ViewRanger app to the next level. With...


How to Plot a Route

How to Plot a Route

Planning your own route is a must for any true explorer. There's nothing like the feeling of walking a trail personalized to your adventure. With ViewRanger, plotting your own route is easy...


10 Publishers to Follow

10 Publishers to Follow

ViewRanger partners with hundreds of publishers throughout the world who share their love for the outdoors. From big-name magazines to local experts, there is a route for everyone at every skill level...