i Hike GPS : USA + SE & SW Canada Topo Maps

James Associates Inc.

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 7.1.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 8.32 MB
  • Developer: James Associates Inc.
  • Compatibility: IOS 7.1 or later.
App Ranking: 4
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i Hike GPS : USA + SE & SW Canada Topo Maps App Description & Overview

Your iPhone or WiFi+Cellular iPad can be a high-performance GPS receiver with USGS & US Forest Service topo maps! Headed into the wilderness? Buy this app now so you will always know where you are, where you've been, & where you’re going. Highest quality track recording, best route navigation & most accurate Estimated Time of Arrival of any available hiking app. No sign-up, no ads, no subscription, no in-app purchase required, making this less expensive and higher quality than the “free” or subscription apps. Recommended as the top choice in “Essential Gear for Safe Hiking”. FOREVER-FREE TOPO MAPS ▶ USA: Classic USGS 24K maps for all 50 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. Newest US Forest Service 24K maps (2015 or later). USGS 250K and 100K (63K for Alaska) maps for all 50 states ▶ Canada south of 54° latitude: National Resources Canada 50K maps for Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island ▶ Stitches beautiful high resolution, richly detailed topo map images for seamless coverage across map boundaries ▶ Store up to 750 maps to use anytime in the wilderness without cell service. Maps from our server have a shorter download time, use less of your monthly data allotment & use less memory ▶ Print maps overlaid with waypoints, routes & tracks. Share map images & locations using email, Twitter, Facebook, Messages, Photos, Import With, AirDrop or the clipboard NAVIGATE with TRACKS, WAYPOINTS & ROUTES ▶ Record a track. View it on the map. Record in the background. Trip Timer and Odometer ▶ Show an elevation graph of your track or a route. View date, time & average speed of track points ▶ Mark waypoints by their position on a map, by tapping a geotagged photo, or by searching place names. Refine a waypoint position when you arrive ▶ Set a quick GoTo waypoint or a full route & see the heading, direction, distance, elevation gain or loss, and Estimated Time of Arrival ▶ Create routes using waypoints, recorded tracks, or imported GPX files. Advanced route editing ▶ Export GPX waypoint, route & track files via eMail, Messages, Import With, AirDrop, iCloud Drive, Dropbox or iTunes ▶ Send KML files to display immediately in GoogleEarth ▶ GPS+Glonass satellites improve accuracy in challenging terrain with iPhone 4S, iPad mini, iPad 3 & later ▶ Barometric pressure sensor reduces elevation data noise on iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and later SET IT UP AS YOU LIKE ▶ miles, nautical miles, or km. ft or meters ▶ Degrees, Degrees/Minutes, Degrees/Minutes/Seconds or UTM ▶ °True or °Magnetic HOW TOS ▶ Tap Help in the App ▶ Online Manual on iHikeGPS.com ▶ Follow on Twitter: @iHikeGPS ▶ Email developer: [email protected] WHAT OTHERS SAY ▶ “I am VERY impressed!!!…It pretty much blows… , my previous fave GPS app, out of the water. Your track recording features, fast map downloads, and well thought out interface make it a real winner. It's very sophisticated software, and makes my iPhone just about as good as $600 Garmin… Actually better, in a lot of ways”-John in OR ▶ “Perfect for anyone camping, fishing and hiking, it'll provide great detail when you need it the most…for anyone who takes the great outdoors seriously”-David on HandheldItems.com ▶ “…thank you for developing IHIKEGPS…what a great product it is. I am impressed!…I use it hiking, biking, skiing and Jeeping”-Ammon in CO DEVICE REQUIREMENTS for this version ● No device requires a cellular data plan to use iHikeGPS ● iPad 2 or later with WiFi+cellular, and iPhone 4 or later support full navigation ● iPad 2 or later with WiFi-only, and iPod touch (5th gen or later) require an iOS-compatible external GPS receiver to show your location in the wilderness & record tracks. View maps using the iOS device alone ● Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life Your dream of hiking adventures reaches new heights with iHikeGPS
• Updated for iOS 10.3. • Human Interface Improvements. New in version 7.1: • Added USGS 250K scale topo maps for the entire United States. • Added USGS 100K topo maps for the United States. • Added all available US Forest Service maps for Alaska. • Added Natural Resources Canada 250K topo maps for New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island. • Get driving directions to the route trail head with a single tap.

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i Hike GPS : USA + SE & SW Canada Topo Maps Reviews

  • Fantastic app

    By Roger39
    I have used it for years and love it. Very high quality topo maps for no charge. Great support from the developer both for the app and for the topos he hosts on his server. Make sure your compass is calibrated before using the app. If your compass can't calibrate check Settings/privacy/location services/system services/
  • Incredible App

    By Off road adventurer
    This is an incredible app. It is easy to use, full of useful features, and comes with outstanding technical support from the author, Mr. Larry James. This app can be used in place of a gps device. Great product!
  • Great GPS/mapping/distance app

    By t1f
    I use this for 3 primary purposes: 1. When hiking I can see where I am and navigate to where I want to be. 2. When running it tells me how far I have gone. 3. When flying wildfire helicopter recon missions I can map perimeters and mark areas of concern. Works great with no observed glitches.
  • IHikeGPS

    By SuperUser2012
    Horrible app! I want my money back!!!! Maps in my area are well over 25 years old and not accurate!!! I would not recommend this to anyone. When I contacted the developer he said it didn't matter as terrain didn't change that much overtime. He must be in prison where there is very little change over time in terrain, because terrain where I live is constantly on the move.You couldn't find your way out of a one door broom closet with this!!!!!
  • Great hiking app!

    By ok-ok-ok
    Really great application for hiking. I've used in remote High Sierra to Joshua Tree, always had accurate GPS readings. Also good for elevation tracking and waypoint markers. Compass integration also super helpful. All topo map downloads are free after buying the app and are automatically stitched together to create larger map areas. I always bring a paper map, but generally this is what look at most while on the trail.
  • You will love it

    By yetinut
    I've had this app for a number of years and it continues to be my go-to backcountry navigation resource. No cell-service required-just gps reception which is very reliable. My only wish is that all my devices could sync through iCloud to retain all my routes.
  • Almost seems like cheating

    By eastside bus rider
    I have used this app extensively for backcountry navigation. Often I am where there are no trails. Compared to using a map and compass it feels like cheating. I always know exactly where I am and which direction I am facing. This app has saved me countless hours of wandering trying to figure out how to get where I want to go.
  • GreatApps!

    By OutdoorsTim
    I purchased both iHike and iSail apps this year and they are both TERRIFIC! They were both easy to download and easy to use. I used iHike in Colorado while horseback riding in the Gunnison National Forest. 80 miles of unmarked trails in an area that was "off the grid"! No problem for this app. I downloaded the maps prior to the trip and the app worked flawlessly. I used the app extensively to track my path into the forest. With the path recorded, it was much easier finding my way back home! I still brought hard copy maps and a compass as backup, but the iHike app was my principal source of navigation. 9 days of riding on unmarked trails and I never got lost. Thanks for making such great apps!
  • Excellent!

    By ColoradoMK
    We have had the prior version for about two years. We use this app frequently for hiking, canoeing, and biking. It has helped us make decisions on quite a few occasions. The price is right, and I like that there is no ongoing fee. Once we got through the initial education, it has been easy to use. I've recommended it to several friends. One of them has a fancy dedicated GPS, yet bought iHike and likes it.
  • Awesome app!

    By Rpep57
    I have used this app twice at the Daniel Boone National Forest (in the Red River Gorge area). There are some places here with a well deserved reputation of being impossible to find unless someone who knows how to get there takes you. Well, I have made it to two of these destinations now by using this app. If you are a hiker who likes to go off the beaten path you need this app. We've all spent lots of money on our hiking and camping gear and seriously this will be the best 10 bucks you ever spend.
  • Pretty good for the price

    By K9guy07
    For the average person, this is a great app for hiking. You can print maps, but you may not print maps with UTM or lat long grids on the edges. That is a problem if you want to print a map to take with you along with your compass. If you could print with location grids, you can navigate with your compass much more effectively when your phone fails you in the wilderness. Notice I said will fail you. DO NOT TAKE THIS PROGRAM AND PHONE AS YOUR PRIMARY NAVIGATION IN TO THE WILDERNES. You want a map and compass for your primary in a wilderness enviroment. THis is great to take with you once you know how to use it. I would give 5 stars if you could print with utm grids on the maps, but you cant. Make no mistake, I like this, but it is not a professonals program.
  • Best Navigation app on the app store

    By Tahoe Hiker1
    I've bought and tried several other (more expensive) iOS hiking navigation apps, and this is by far the best one. Good map orientation, ascent profile, and route history support. Also unlike other apps this one doesn't make you register for an account.