So you want to take your iPhone with you on the go when you go for a run or engage in other fun outdoor activities such as hiking and biking? There are plenty of iPhone applications that can help you get more out of your experience outdoors. Besides, you never want to go outdoors without having the tools that can get you out of trouble.
If you are going hiking, skiing, biking, or camping outdoors, here are 10 outdoors iPhone apps that you should take with you:
GPS Kit: a very handy GPS for outdoors. Comes with easy to follow maps (with caching), GPS, track recording, and track sharing capabilities.
iTopo Maps: a complete outdoor GPS solution for hikers and climbers. Very informative and covers all 50 states. It can help get you out of trouble if you are lost.
Peaks: If you are going for a climb, you are going to love using this app. Shows you information on mountains right on your phone and provides you with everything you need to continue on your path.
Sun Compass: a very handy outdoors application for iPhone that uses G-map to help you figure out where you are and the compass will show you which direction you need to walk to.
SpyGlass: turns your iPhone into a spyglass. Shows you a compass, GPS info, and much more on the go. Can help you find your way around no matter where you are.
Army Survival: the app is designed to give you a crash course in survival in all kinds of situations. Whether you have gotten lost on your way or just want to set up your camp in a more effective fashion, this app comes handy.
Pocket First Aid and CPR: it comes with everything you need to save a life or address emergency situations wherever you are. You never know what could happen outdoors.
Knot Guide: a very informative application that teaches you how to tie all kinds of knots on the go. Trust me. You are going to have to know some of these if you engage in outdoor activities.
AccuTerra: a free outdoor GPS application for iPhone that provides you with the maps you need to explore new areas, so you’ll get more out of your outdoor trips.
Gaia GPS: turns your iPhone into a complete GPS solution for hiking, biking, skiing, and even driving. It can come in handy as a last resort tool to get you back home safe.
What’s your favorite outdoor iPhone application?