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Publisher of the Week: Réseau SirtAqui

Publisher of the Week: Réseau SirtAqui

This week we highlight Réseau SirtAqui, one of our biggest publishing partners in France with more than 2,000 routes for you to dig in and explore.   Publisher: Réseau SirtAqu Based in: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Routes published: 2,199 Summary: SirtAqui (Regional Tourist...


Ski and Snowboard with ViewRanger

Ski and Snowboard with ViewRanger

If you are skiing or snowboarding this winter, here's a refresher on some ViewRanger features to use on your next snowy adventure. SKI MAPS ViewRanger has specialized Ski Maps covering nearly 3,000 ski...


Map Window: Finding maps for specific locations

Map Window: Finding maps for specific locations

ViewRanger has forged partnerships with more than 50 map agencies across the globe. This allows ViewRanger explorers to find the best maps for their next adventure. A lot of outdoor apps provide...


Challenge Yourself in 2019

Challenge Yourself in 2019

Are you ready to take on the New Year? Where will you explore and how far will you go in 2019? Join one of our walk, cycle, or run challenges for 2019....


How to send routes to a smartwatch

How to send routes to a smartwatch

Leave your phone in your backpack. Our smartwatch apps let you view route guides and outdoor maps right on your wrist. We support both Apple Watch and Wear OS by Google. We also...


Publisher of the Week: Jean-Marc Souchon

Publisher of the Week: Jean-Marc Souchon

This week's Publisher of the Week, Jean-Marc Souchon, is a hard-core explorer who embarks on months-long hikes around the world. Happy exploring!  Publisher: Jean-Marc Souchon Based in: Toulouse, France Summary: Jean-Marc Souchon is a long-distance hiker with thru-hikes...


PREMIUM + Maps Launch in 3 More Countries

PREMIUM + Maps Launch in 3 More Countries

G’day Australia, Hola Spain, Hallo! Norway,   We’ve been busy here at ViewRanger. Last week we launched PREMIUM + Maps products in Australia, Spain, and Norway. These new products come packed with tools and maps, nearly everything you...


Hiking Lapland: Tom Young discusses his wild solo adventure

Hiking Lapland: Tom Young discusses his wild solo adventure

We recently caught up with Tom Young of Bedfordshire, England. Earlier this year, the 29-year-old adventurer completed an incredible 800-mile trek across Lapland, the Arctic Circle region of mainland Europe. This is...


Publisher of the Week: Sky Strolls Ltd.

Publisher of the Week: Sky Strolls Ltd.

This week's Publisher of the Week is based in Suffolk and creates bespoke tailored routes for every need. Happy exploring!  Publisher: Skye Strolls Ltd, one of ViewRanger's top 2018 publishers.  Based in: Suffolk, UK Summary: Skye Stroll's main...


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...