[Cdt-l] iPhone GPS/2012 thru hike

Ryley Breiddal ryleyb at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 13:42:13 CST 2011

I second the Gaia GPS recommendation.  I carried a different charger, and
definitely used the whole setup sparingly, but it was a great system for

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Brett <blisterfree at yahoo.com> wrote:

> >>Can anyone suggest a good iPhone app which might supplement paper maps
> on a thru hike? Is there any app which might be used instead of a separate
> GPS unit? Thanks!
> Gaia GPS is *the* GPS app for iPhone. MyTopo and satellite map coverage
> for the entire US, cache-able from the cloud as needed. Transferring GPX
> tracks and points by email is a breeze. The iPhone 4's GPS works at least
> as well as my old Garmin eTrex, and probably better. Battery life is a big
> concern with GPS apps, though, so you'll either need to use it very
> sparingly between town chargings, or carry one of these:
> http://www.suntactics.com/USBSolarChargerMoreDetails.html
> - blisterfree
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