BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPS

BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPS

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Use your Android as an offroad topo mapping GPS with the bestselling outdoor navigation app for Android! Try this DEMO for 21 days to see if it is right for you.

Use offline topo maps and GPS on hike trails without cell service! The GPS in your Android phone can get its position from satellites, and you don’t have to rely on your data plan to get maps. Have more fun and safe GPS adventures in the backcountry.

Preload FREE offline topo maps, aerial photos, and road maps on your storage memory, so they are ready when you need them.

Add custom GPS waypoints in longitude and latitude, UTM or MGRS grid reference. Import GPS waypoints from GPX files. Choose icons for waypoints much like in MapSource. (This app uses the WGS84 datum, NAD27 is available in settings).

Use GPS for hunting a waypoint or geocache, for recording tracks and GPS waypoints on your trip, all the while tracking your quest on topographic maps.

About topo (topographic) maps: Topo maps show terrain through color and contours, and are useful for navigation offroad. Topo maps and GPS can be used for hiking, hunting, kayaking, snowshoeing, & backpacker trails.
The app has many built in map sources and allows you to create your own maps with Mobile Atlas Creator. Built in sources include:
OpenStreetMaps and NASA landsat data worldwide.
OpenCyle Maps are topo maps that show terrain worldwide.
USGS Color Aerial photography.
Topographic Maps of Spain and Italy.
Outdoor maps of Germany and Austria
Topo maps of New Zealand

Here are some of the outdoor GPS activities BackCountry Navigator has been used for:
Hiking both on hiking trails and off trail.
Camping, to find the perfect camping site or the way back to camp.
Hunting trips for hunting wild game in rugged areas, including recon for the hunt.
Bait fishing or fly fishing with a buddy.
Search and Rescue (SAR) with GPS.
Kayak and canoe trips on inland lakes and streams or marine, coastal waters.
Backpacker trips: using topo maps of wilderness areas and national forests to navigate on trails with the GPS.
Snow adventures including snowmobiling, skiing (alpine or cross country) and snowshoeing. Create a memory. Map it out.

This a great addition to the outdoor gear you bought at Cabelas, REI, or another outdoor store. Your android phone could substitute for a Garmin or Magellan outdoor handheld GPS! You storage has memory for maps.

Find your own ways to have fun in the outdoors. Be a maverick by venturing into new territory beyond cell service boundaries. Become a pro at navigation with GPS.
BackCountry Navigator has been previously available on WM devices and preloaded on the Trimble Nomad outdoor rugged device. This Android version is more flexible, featured, and fun.

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Recently changed in this version

This DEMO is an ad sponsored trial. Figure out if this app will work for your device, country, and activity.
Buy BackCountry Navigator PRO for only $11.99 one time fee.

EU Map server change.
Some fixes and adjustments.
Workaround for Samsung sensor bugs on some devices
Style changes for Material/Lollipop - still in progress.
Sponsors for extended demo time.

Addons available with the PRO version include AccuTerra map source, BLM Boundary Maps, and GMU boundaries of many states.

Comments and ratings for BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPS
  • (43 stars)

    by Lars Helgeson on 12/01/2015

    Backcountry Navigator is an amazing app that brings everything your need in a GPS right into your phone. You no longer need to carry 2 separate devices and you can take advantage of the camera right from the app too.

  • (43 stars)

    by Billy M on 12/01/2015

    Is there a way to have offline maps on my phone? I don't want to just download an area that I happen to be in at that time. I want the whole map of the province or state that I happen to be in.

  • (43 stars)

    by Christopher Leith on 12/01/2015

    I am only into this subscription three days and I need to know where I can go to find these 35 waypoints in the application... I was on trial for a few days and it works perfect until I paid for subscription and the App froze up and I lost 35 waypoints....... Well I just went back to the app and it shows my waypoints now so I am wondering about the reliability and integrity of this app now

  • (43 stars)

    by alain simoneau on 11/01/2015

    It has advertising on the botton which got touch by accident. This caused a program which said I am running slow and sugguested a virus. App is ok, but the aggresive advertising is got to go. Will be checking it with cell provider and likely doing an uninstall. App works fast and seems great. The tag a long advertising is crazy nasty.

  • (43 stars)

    by Tanner Sheahan on 10/01/2015

    I've used this app for several years, love it. I use it every year for hunting and every time I go hiking to plot and track my route. Well worth buying the full app.

  • (43 stars)

    by phil denton on 08/01/2015

    buggy, crashed, not very detailed

  • (43 stars)

    by gloria hernandez on 08/01/2015

    One question, I purchased the app on my cell phone, I now have a tablet I would like to have it on? Would I have to pay again.

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