5 must have apps for hillwalkers!

Love them or loathe them, smartphones are here to stay and there are many apps available for the outdoor enthusiast to make life easier. If you enjoy using your smartphone on the hill then take a look at my five favourite apps: 1. Viewranger (Free)* With a GPS enabled phone, Viewranger becomes the ultimate navigation …

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Navigation and the best of both worlds?

Navigation seems to be ripe for discussion at the moment, are the tables finally turning? Will GPS replace the traditional map and compass?  I've recently read two interesting blogs on the subject, one from Outdoors Father, Navigation in the 21st century Part 1 – are you up to date? and Alex Roddie's Going paperless in the hills – …

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