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Backcountry apps target winter recreationists with loads of features

Backcountry apps target winter recreationists with loads of features

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The amount of information outdoor recreationists now have at their fingertips is astounding.

It wasn’t that long ago that a handheld GPS device was considered unprecedented for the information it provided to an adventurer about their location and the surrounding terrain. Now you can get all of that and more on a smartphone, most of which have a bigger screen than GPS devices.


Route finding

Today's cellphone apps provide detailed information on terrain.

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