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Daily status of the COVID-19 pandemic and its relationship to the trails.

Printed Maps & App
Stay found. Stay informead. Our premium printed topographic maps and matching app for a once in a lifetime adventure

OnLine Data Books
Free online data books for your favorite trail, distances, elevation, climate, way points, terrain & fauna

Google Maps
GPS aware Google maps, your location, topo, hybrid, satellite, trail track, way points, road, weather/snow overlays

Active Fires & Smoke
Know before you go! Get the lastest active fire & smoke information for your favorite trail

Snow Conditions
Get the lastest snow conditions for your favorite trail. Quantity, coverage, SNODAS, MODIS, historical and multi-year comparisons

Trip Planners
Create an extensive hike plan easily configurable to your hiking style. Distances, days, resupply, access points, etc

Gear Builder
Create your own fully customizable gear list with weight, pricing and divisable by section.

Trail Animals
Exhaustive resource for species ranges along your favorite trail. Includes amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles.

Complete Gear Lists
Hundreds of complete gear lists by those that walked the walk.

Elevations Profiles
The big picture. Single elevation profile of your favorite trail.

Journal Tools
Search for a journal, create a journal, add/edit an entry, configure your journal, EMail updates, integrated Google trail map, PLB locations and more

Wall Maps
Print out your favorite trail to 6 feet high. Elevation chart and resupply locations.

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Source for trail and site information or just talk about your favorite trail

Postholer Trails + GPS

Topo Map
Topo Map
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7 Apps in 1: Data Book, Elevation Profile, Topo Maps, Reference Map, Compass, Journal Entry, Weather Forecast

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Full topo maps. Uniform in style, color and unit of measure.

Using your devices' GPS the Postholer Trails GPS app will place you along your favorite trail using manual or tracking location features. Complete track and way point data for the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, John Muir Trail, Colorado Trail and Long Trail is available from within the app at no extra cost.

Getting Started
The home page will help you get started quickly and provides all the information needed to use the app effectively. Be sure to read the tips and suggestions for configuring the app to other than default settings. You'll also find support contact information here.

Data Book
The data book is a tabular list of way points, mile, elevation, distance to next, distance to previous. Your device GPS updates your place in the data book. You can filter way points and set way point alarms from this page. Too many way points? Not enough? Filter it! The Pacific Crest Trail has over 5,000 way points. Tap a location to get more info, set/unset an alarm or delete the way points you added.

Elevation Profile
View the trail in terms of elevation by trail mile. All your filtered way points are displayed here. Each way point type has it's own distinct color. You can easily pan to any part of the trail. From with preferences you can can change the number of points to display and the distance between mileage labels. This gives you a broad or narrow view of the elevation profile.

Topographic Maps
Full color topographic maps uniform in style, color and unit of measure. You'll really appreciate the beautiful land cover. These are not the old, tired topo maps found in every other map app. These are similar to the topo maps we create for our premium printed maps.

Reference Map
Here you can see where you are in relation to the trail and your filtered way points. Your way points are shown as mile markers. Again, you can easily pan to any part of the trail. From within preferences you can scale the map view to suit your needs.

Using the magnetometer in your device the app displays your heading in magnetic north or true north. Declination is automatically updated by using the device GPS and World Magnetic Model (WMM) data. To switch between magnetic north and true north flip the toggle on the 'Preferences' page.

Add a Way Point
You can add a way point at your current location or specify a different coordinate. A short description, location type and detailed description are the pieces of a each way point.

Journal Entry
Update your Postholer Journal with all the info available in your journal. Add a photo, text and coordinate, the resulting email can be sent off via your native email app to your journal at the Postholer site. You journal will update immediately if you have internet. If not your entry will be saved in your 'Outbox' until internet is available.

Trail Weather
No hiking trip should be without a current weather report. Get point forecasts for your current location or by trail specific locations like trail section, section high point or section low point.

Here you can download trail track/way point data and configure the app to your hiking style. You'll find many different careful!

All Available App Screens

Side Menu Home Data Book Elevation Chart Topo Map Reference Map Compass Add Waypoint Journal Entry Weather Preferences

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