Top Publisher Awards

Top Publisher Awards

Every year ViewRanger honors outdoor organizations and authors for their outstanding content contributions and route guides.

These publishers showcase amazing places with inspiring digital content for anyone in the ViewRanger community to find, follow, and enjoy.

2018 Winners

This year's winners span the globe from UK, USA, Sweden, and Italy. They include:


alisonmackenzie.jpegAlison Mackenzie

Living in Tenerife, Alison brings her local knowledge and passion for this island to life with a series of a 100 trails that caputure the best of island landscape.


alisonmackenzie.jpegMichael Will

Michael has published more than 250 routes, including park walks on the Canary Islands and ski routes in the Dolomites.


alisonmackenzie.jpegNorthumberland National Park Authority

Responsible for 400 square miles of breathtaking horizons, dark skies, tranquility & nature, stretching from Hadrian's Wall to the Scottish Borders, the Northumberland National Park Authority route collection includes many of the definitive trails within the park.


alisonmackenzie.jpegPro-M Tracciati

The Milan-headquartered bike and cycle gear distributor and retailer has published almost 500 cycling and mountain bike routes across Italy.


alisonmackenzie.jpegRoanoke Outside

Roanoke Outside is a charitable organization designed to help outdoor recreation enthusiasts find places to explore and post events in the Roanoke Region of Virginia.


alisonmackenzie.jpegThe Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society publishes routes under Discovering Britain, a major walking project that encourages deeper engagement with Britain’s rich and diverse landscapes through a series of digital route guides exploring the stories behind the nation’s geography, history, and culture.


alisonmackenzie.jpegRucksack Rose

Publishing as Rucksack Rose, costume designer Stephanie Hakin has created a collection of trail guides that explore the North Pennines, Northumberland, and Northern England. 


alisonmackenzie.jpegSkåneleden Trail

The Skåneleden Trail is a long-distance footpath through the beautiful countryside of Skåne, Sweden. The trail is over 1000 kilometres long and is divided into five separate trails, with total of 89 sections.


alisonmackenzie.jpegSkye Strolls Woodbridge

Paul, who runs Skye Strolls Woodbridge, is an ex-scout leader and qualified mountain leader who now aims to encourage people to take to the plentiful footpaths, bridleways, and trails across Great Britain. He has created trail guides for several organizations on ViewRanger, including The Camping and Caravanning Club, the Sorrel Horse Public House in Shottisham, and the Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel in Suffolk.


alisonmackenzie.jpegTraccia Italia

Traccia Italia is compiling a long-distance mountain bike trail that snakes throughout Italy.


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