AlpineQuest GPS Hiking (Lite)

AlpineQuest GPS Hiking (Lite)


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AlpineQuest Lite is the free solution for all outdoor activities and sports, including hiking, running, trailing, hunting, sailing, geocaching, off-road navigation and much more.

You can access and store locally a large range of on-line topographic maps, which will remain available even while being out of cell coverage. AlpineQuest also supports on-board file based maps, like MemoryMap(c) maps.

By using the GPS and the magnetic sensor of your device (with compass display), getting lost is part of the past: you are localized in real-time on the map, which can also be oriented to match where you are looking at.

By staying fully operational out of cell coverage (as often in mountain or abroad), AlpineQuest assists you in all your desires of deep wilderness exploring...

Don't hesitate, use it right now for free!

Note: IGN Top25(c) and OSGB Explorer(c) maps are available in the old MemoryMap(c) QCT format, but NOT included with the application.

PLEASE report suggestions and issues on our dedicated forum: (no registration needed, all questions answered).
Do not use comments for that: we cannot answer!

Key features are:

★★ Maps ★★
• Built-in online maps (with automatic local storage; road, topo and satellite maps included);
• Built-in online layers (road names and hills shading);
On-board offline maps support (visit our website to get the free map creator MOBAC);
• Multiple maps in layers display, with per-map opacity control;
• Advanced SD memory card Map Explorer and Scanner.
Full version includes:
• Complete area storage of online maps for off-line use;
• Get more online maps from the community;
Memory-Map support (QuickChart .qct maps only, .qc3 maps not compatible).

★★ Landmarks ★★
• Save, restore, display unlimited number of waypoints;
• Advanced SD memory card Landmarks Explorer.
Full version includes:
• Full GPX support (display/browse/create/edit of waypoints, routes and tracks);
• Google Earth KML/KMZ, OziExplorer WPT Waypoints, CSV/TSV files and Geocaching LOC files read/import support;
• Save and share online locations with other users using Community Landmarks;
• Details, advanced statistics and interactive graphics on various items;
• Time Controller to replay time-tagged tracks;
• Routes, tracks and areas creator.

★★ GPS Position / Orientation ★★
• On-map geolocation using GPS or Network;
• Map orientation, compass and target finder;
• Barometer support (for compatible devices).
Full version includes:
• Built-in GPS/Barometric Tracker (long tracking capable, running in a separate and light process);
• Proximity alerts and leave path alerts.

★★ And more: ★★
• Metric, imperial and hybrid distance units;
• GPS Latitude/Longitude and grid coordinate formats (UTM, MGRS, USNG, OSGB Grid, Irish Grid, Swiss Grid, Lambert Grids, DFCI Grid, QTH Maidenhead Locator System, ...);
• Full screen map view;
• Multi-touch zoom;
• ...

About the "Phone state and identity" Android permission: due to the backward compatibility of AlpineQuest with Android 1.5, this permission is automatically added by Google Play.

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Recently changed in this version

• Added ability to suggest a new map (at the end of community maps list);
• Added new setting to display slopes in degrees or percents;
• Improved 'Lock screen' feature (un-lock with 'Back' button or 'Volume' long-press);
• Few bug fixes.

Full version:
• Added ability to import on-board file based maps (AQM and QCT) in a new format for faster display;
• Added ability to save all displayed waypoints in a new landmark file.

Comments and ratings for AlpineQuest GPS Hiking (Lite)
  • (66 stars)

    by 윤두현 on 23/02/2015

    What a Perfect app

  • (66 stars)

    by سیاوش خرم on 20/02/2015


  • (66 stars)

    by Tyler Stuart on 12/02/2015

    No problems yet

  • (66 stars)

    by Robert F Babstock on 09/02/2015


  • (66 stars)

    by Igor Pedljo on 03/02/2015


  • (66 stars)

    by Alejandro Ruiz on 02/02/2015

    Excellent app. Recomended!!

  • (66 stars)

    by MIKE SOUSA on 07/01/2015

    Is it really that hard to start a hike I just cant find the icon indicating some sort of start function, from a glance anyways. moving to the next app

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