I’m looking for something that would be useful on say a 100 or 200 mile hike in 
the woods, say At trail.  Either something GPS locations can be added to or if 
possible even have it follow us on a map to indicate if we are on the trail. 

I’m new at this so not sure what is the most helpful.

Eric 


> On May 9, 2020, at 5:54 PM, Kelly Pierce <kellyt...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> For non-established trails, are you looking for bread crumb navigation?
> 
> Prominent survival bloggers have evaluated iPhones and $500 Garman
> navigation devices in places without cell signals and found both offer
> the same level of accuracy. Realize though, calling the iPhone’s
> navigation capability GPS is inaccurate.  While it does use the Geo
> positioning System from the United States Government, the iPhone also
> uses the Global Navigation Satellite System or GLONAS from the Russian
> government, cell towers, Wi-Fi locations, and starting with the 2017
> iPhones, Galileo, the European satellite navigation system.
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> Kelly
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> On 5/9/20, Eric Caron <eric.caro...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I’m looking for info on both established trails but also less established
>> ones.  And if a iPhone is not as strong as a designated receiver I’m ok with
>> looking into that.
>> 
>> Those with experience hiking with GPS, I’m hoping have some good advice to
>> share.
>> 
>> Eric
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On May 9, 2020, at 11:33 AM, Kelly Pierce <kellyt...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Google Maps includes bike and hiking trails so it can offer turn by
>>> turn directions on these. Would you be on designated trails or hiking
>>> in areas off trail?
>>> 
>>> Kelly
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>>> On 5/8/20, Eric Caron <eric.caro...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Can you tell me why you like it?  I just heard about the app from an old
>>>> 2010 book about a blind man that used it to help hike the Appalachian
>>>> trail..
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On May 8, 2020, at 4:08 AM, Gradimir Kragić <bast...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Good GPS app is Loadstone for blind. More information on:
>>>>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com
>>>>> 
>>>>>    ‚Best, Gradimir
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> From: "Eric Caron" <eric.caro...@gmail.com>
>>>>> To: <viphone@googlegroups.com>
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, May 07, 2020 11:46 PM
>>>>> Subject: GPS Apps for hiking?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi foks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is there a good GPS  app for hiking?  I have apps for on the road but
>>>>> as
>>>>> I’m
>>>>> doing more off road hiking they are not helpful.
>>>>> 
>>>>> What are people using for hiking navigation and GPS info?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Eric Caron
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