Map My Tracks Walking turns your iPhone into a high-performance all-sport GPS device. It's simple and fun to use, but feature-rich. It measures your performance, keeps track of important information, and provides a terrific activity map for checking where you traveled after your hike or other activity.
For more than 20 years, the SAS Survival Guide has been what people turn to for surviving any situation, anywhere in the world. The best-selling book is available on your iOS device, and it's not something you want to be without. The SAS Survival Guide provides you with the full text of the book along with videos.
Hike is an app that helps you keep track of where you've been on your hike. It provides you with distance, duration, and altitude statistics, syncing everything through iCloud to your other iOS devices. Hike allows you to record your journey, automatically turning off when you return to your starting point and then showing you your tracks on a map.
Naturapps is a free utility that helps you find trails to hike. It sorts the tours into all levels of hiking ability, even providing a specially recommended selection of trails to enjoy with children and bicyclists. It provides you with a full description of each hiking path, a photo gallery, and the location of the starting point so you can get there and get hiking with ease.
This is a totally different type of hiking app, since it helps you to compare your neighborhood walks with famous trails. It uses your iPhone's built-in pedometer along with the Health app to track how far you've walked during the day, showing that progress along famous voyages like the Pacific Crest Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail.