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Old 01-10-2018, 07:19 PM   #41
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Thanks for the gps apps. I use alltrails but I will take a look at those.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:59 AM   #42
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I made a video showing how to load data into LocusMaps. Thought it might help some people here.

https://sites.google.com/site/stillw...smapsonandroid

Post has links at the bottom to all the mentioned apps, and the settings file.
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Old 08-19-2018, 05:00 PM   #43
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Just an aside, but an out-of-contract iPhone works fine as a GPS, you just have to load the maps via WiFi.
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Old Today, 12:32 AM   #44
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Not I. Bought a Garmin handheld right after GPS was opened around 2002. Waterproof. Runs on two AA rechargeables. Loads the latest maps. Receives from the same satellites. Used it this weekend for three days on the same pair off AAs. I'm not a luddite. I have iPhones, but the battery life is terrible (and can only be charged with a cable, not battery replacement), they're very fragile (and expensive to replace). The only reason I'd consider trying to use a phone in the ADKs is if there were a data connection, which there isn't.
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