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post #11 of (permalink) Old 04-24-2017, 02:48 PM
High on the Mountain Top
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: NorthVan
Interest: I enjoy hiking
Posts: 2,340

Gaia is pretty good, it can take maps from a number of online sources, as guntis's screeshot shows, and store them on the device. I still bring my Garmin along on hikes though.

The one thing that I really don't like about Gaia is the crappy way it displays waypoints on a map. You just get the same icons all over the place, and it doesn't show name of the waypoint beside the icon. You have to touch the waypoint just to show the waypoint name. I've mentioned this on their suggestion box to no avail.
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post #12 of (permalink) Old 04-24-2017, 04:09 PM
Off the Beaten Path
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Join Date: May 2003
Location: Surrey, BC, Canada.
Interest: Getting outside in any capacity.
Posts: 567
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I have tried GAIA GPS, and ended up going back to ViewRanger. Suggest trying that one, works with IOS/Apple and Android. There are free maps available for offline use as well, as the higher resolution Canadian Topo map for $6.99 for purchase.
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