So I’m new to technology but I’m stoked. I have an iPhone and I’m wanting to use it to pre plug in UTM coord. Of big rapids on rivers. What app do u recommend for offline river use?
Dumb question, or observation, but those iphone things are ungodly expensive, and not waterproof. You would take one on the river ?!?!?!?
I don't have that sort of money to risk that, I take my phone along when I can't leave it in the truck, or don't otherwise take a conventional camera, but it's stored in it's little dedicated pelican case. I purchased a Garmin GPSmap 64st handheld gps for 250.00 2 years ago, and downloaded the Rivermaps waypoints and haven't looked back. It works like a charm, you don't have to recharge it, just pop in 2 AA batteries and they last 3 to 4 days of boating. Has the US maps preinstalled, and is super easy to make a trip on your computer and upload it to the unit. Waterproof, shockproof and a color display that you can easily see in direct sunlight.
Hello, I'm planning my trip through Labyrinth Canyon. I have been so curious if this would work. Do you still have the map you created?GAIA GPS
Agree that GAIA GPS app is very helpful. I used the free version to navigate Labyrinth Canyon on the Green River last weekend. I created a route on my desktop computer before I departed on the trip. I was able to see at a glance where I was, how fast I was paddling, and how many miles to the take out.
Looks like the domain is rivermaps.net, and here is their offeringIn case you didnt know, you can download gps points for all the rapids, landmarks, and camp sites from rivermaps.com for any river they have a map for.
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