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Camping Tent

Grab Your Gear and Pop a Tent with These Camping Apps

If you are ready to head out with your tent or RV, make sure you have the tools you need. These awesome iOS apps will help you locate a campground, find hiking trails, give you grilling ideas, and more.

Find the Perfect Spot

When you are ready to start planning your next camping trip, these campground finders can help you find the ideal site.

Camp & RV - Tents to RV Parks

Camp & RV - Tents to RV Parks

Allstays LLC

Camp & RV - Tents to RV Parks

For those interested in a campground locator that provides rest area, fuel, and repair spots.

Camp & RV from Allstays LLC provides a simple way to find the campground that’s right for your next outdoor adventure. The app includes filters for finding the perfect spot, whether it be for tent or RV camping. You can also check out rest area locations, parking lots, and repair centers.

Why we love it

For finding your ultimate campground, Camp & RV is the way to go.

Camp and Tent

Find campgrounds with tent, RV, or both types of sites in the U.S. and Canada.

Camp and Tent

Pick a state, type, and city

For those who like campground finders with tons of details and tent only site options.

Camp and Tent is a great tool for finding campgrounds across the U.S. as well as Canada. With tons of filter options, you can find the exact type of site you want. The app also includes maps, reviews, weather, and ratings, along with campground details, in one handy app.

Why we love it

Camp and Tent has a nice variety of features, filters, and details for finding the ideal campground for your trip.

KOA | RV, Cabin & Tent Camping

Find official KOA campgrounds for tents, RVs, and cabins in the U.S. and Canada.

KOA | RV, Cabin & Tent Camping

Get full details and book

For those who like KOA campgrounds and want to reserve sites directly from the app.

KOA Campgrounds is a terrific app for locating KOA sites. The app not only provides campground and site details, but also includes hot deals, campground maps, filtering options, notifications, and more. Whether you have a tent or RV or would rather stay in a cabin, this app makes it easy to find the perfect spot.

Why we love it

KOA Campgrounds is the best way to find KOA locations across the U.S. and Canada. Once you find the spot you want, you can book your site from the app with a tap.

Trek the Trails

If you and your family enjoy brisk hiking journeys on your camping trips, then apps that shows you the details before you go are handy and helpful.

Gaia GPS Hiking, Hunting Maps
Gaia GPS Hiking, Hunting Maps

Gaia GPS Hiking, Hunting Maps

TrailBehind

Gaia GPS has been wholly reinvented in this latest version, bringing all of the features that have made the app so successful in the past few years. It offers downloadable topographic, satellite, and road maps, perfect for those trips off the beaten path. The interface has been carefully thought out to make navigating the back country easier than ever. You can even record tracks, way points, and other crucial data for finding your way through the woods.

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Cinque Terre Trails Hiking GPS

Cinque Terre Trails Hiking GPS

GEC s.r.l.

Perfect for hikers and tourists visiting the "Le Cinque Terre" National Park; you will have access to the best topo maps of the area with trails, streets, and elevation contours. You will be able to enjoy your new outdoor season. Press the RECORD button, put the phone in your pocket and record your day.

►► Features:
• Optimised for both iPhone and iPad use.
• Amazingly clear maps, thanks to the Retina technology usage.
• Easy to use user interface.
• OFFLINE maps for the "Le Cinque Terre" National Park you can use them without the need of any internet connection.
• *** NEW *** Expand your horizons with mapXpan (patent pending).
• Share tracks, tours, markers and photos in various formats (KMZ and GPX).
• Store an unlimited number of tracks, tours and markers.
• Add the Satellite images as overlay of your map.
• Optimized battery usage with battery monitoring; up to 14 hours continuous GPS tracking.
• Store your track without the need of cellular data or phone signal.
• Receive/make phone calls and text while track's recording.
• Customize your Marker's icon and Track's color.
• Switch between different map colouring.
• Customize the map selecting the information to be displayed.
• Measure distances on the map.
• Animated track preview on Google Earth and Maps.
• Load any track, tour and marker from internet communities (KMZ, KML, GPX even if zipped)
• Search objects around you and around a point selected on map
• Search world places by name
• Graph of the elevation profile
• Graph of speed and pace

*** NEW ***
► mapXpan
This new mode will greatly extend your display; you will have the details you need for a safe navigation seamlessly integrated with a large overview area. Using this new mode you will see a map 64 times larger than the standard mode without losing any detail in the center part of the screen.

► MAPS
In your pocket, the best topo maps with elevation contours, trails, huts, etc. and all it is necessary to enjoy your best outdoor experience and no additional purchase is required.
Check our maps at: www.globalterramaps.com/terraviewer.html

► SHARING
Why not sharing your favorite markers on Facebook or sending an email with your last daily track, with all the pictures you captured (Note 1) to show them on Google Earth™ or Maps ? With this App it is just a click.

► SEARCH
Search by name of important places worldwide, search of objects around the GPS position or a map position.

► ELEVATION ANS SPEED GRAPHS
Record all important info of your track and plot the graph of elevation and the graph of the speed.

► OPTIMIZED BATTERY USAGE
This application use at the best the battery power to last for one full day (Note 2). The Battery Monitoring will stop the track recording when the battery is too low, in order to ensure the phone is still usable at the end of your outdoor's day.

► iOS BACKGROUND MODE
You can record GPS track while "Cinque Terre Trails" is in background and while the device is locked.

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Note 1. Pictures captured by this application while recording the track are automatically linked to the track itself, and sent with the track when you share it. To be noted that pictures captured by "Cinque Terre Trails" will be available on your Photo library too.

Note 2. The effective battery duration depends by the battery condition, by the temperature, by other apps currently running in background mode and the device usage.

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Like any GPS, the signal quality can vary very much depending by the amount of visible sky, foliage, weather condition, etc. GPS is not reliable indoor.

The continuous GPS usage, also in background, can drastically reduce the battery life.

For more information: www.globalterramaps.com or send us an email at: [email protected]

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Yosemite NP Hiking Trails GPS

Yosemite NP Hiking Trails GPS

GEC s.r.l.

Perfect for hikers and tourists visiting the “Yosemite” National Park; you will have access to the best topo maps of the area with trails, streets, and elevation contours. You will be able to enjoy your new outdoor season. Press the RECORD button, put the phone in your pocket and record your day.

►► Features:
• Optimised for both iPhone and iPad use.
• Amazingly clear maps, thanks to the Retina technology usage.
• Easy to use user interface.
• OFFLINE maps for the “Yosemite” National Park; you can use them without the need of any internet connection.
• *** NEW *** Expand your horizons with mapXpan (patent pending).
• Share tracks, tours, markers and photos in various formats (KMZ and GPX).
• Store an unlimited number of tracks, tours and markers.
• Add the Satellite images as overlay of your map.
• Optimized battery usage with battery monitoring; up to 14 hours continuous GPS tracking.
• Store your track without the need of cellular data or phone signal.
• Receive/make phone calls and text while track's recording.
• Customize your Marker's icon and Track's color.
• Switch between different map colouring.
• Customize the map selecting the information to be displayed.
• Measure distances on the map.
• Animated track preview on Google Earth and Maps.
• Load any track, tour and marker from internet communities (KMZ, KML, GPX even if zipped)
• Search objects around you and around a point selected on map
• Search world places by name
• Graph of the elevation profile
• Graph of speed and pace

*** NEW ***
► mapXpan
This new mode will greatly extend your display; you will have the details you need for a safe navigation seamlessly integrated with a large overview area. Using this new mode you will see a map 64 times larger than the standard mode without losing any detail in the center part of the screen.

► MAPS
In your pocket, the best topo maps with elevation contours, trails, huts, etc. and all it is necessary to enjoy your best outdoor experience and no additional purchase is required.
Check our maps at: www.globalterramaps.com/terraviewer.html

► SHARING
Why not sharing your favorite markers on Facebook or sending an email with your last daily track, with all the pictures you captured (Note 1) to show them on Google Earth™ or Maps ? With this App it is just a click.

► SEARCH
Search by name of important places worldwide, search of objects around the GPS position or a map position.

► ELEVATION ANS SPEED GRAPHS
Record all important info of your track and plot the graph of elevation and the graph of the speed.

► OPTIMIZED BATTERY USAGE
This application use at the best the battery power to last for one full day (Note 2). The Battery Monitoring will stop the track recording when the battery is too low, in order to ensure the phone is still usable at the end of your outdoor's day.

► iOS BACKGROUND MODE
You can record GPS track while “Yosemite NP Trails" is in background and while the device is locked.

————

Note 1. Pictures captured by this application while recording the track are automatically linked to the track itself, and sent with the track when you share it. To be noted that pictures captured by “Yosemite NP Trails" will be available on your Photo library too.

Note 2. The effective battery duration depends by the battery condition, by the temperature, by other apps currently running in background mode and the device usage.

————

Like any GPS, the signal quality can vary very much depending by the amount of visible sky, foliage, weather condition, etc. GPS is not reliable indoor.

The continuous GPS usage, also in background, can drastically reduce the battery life.

For more information: www.globalterramaps.com or send us an email at: [email protected]

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Let’s Get Ready to Camp

Before you head out on your camping excursion, make sure you have everything you need. Plan, pack, and prepare with a handy tool.

Pro Camping Planner

Pro Camping Planner

Zysco

For those who want a camping planner with list, budget and map features.

Pro Camping Planner is an all-inclusive app for your camping trip. It offers lists for campers in your group and packing, a planning section for trip details, real-time budget tracking, and a timeline for your adventure. The packing list feature offers nine templates for different types of trips such as backpacks, bags, and cars. It’s easy, handy, and a great planner for your outdoor excursion.

Why we love it

Pro Camping Planner packs in everything you need for your camping trip. From packing to budgeting to a timeline, this is a full-featured planning tool.

Cook Up a Camping Special

Cookbooks designed specifically for campers give you simple yet tasty options for your adventure in the great outdoors.

Be Prepared for Emergencies

There are plenty of dangers to stay aware of when you are camping in the wilderness. Be prepared before you go with first aid apps that can be real life-savers.

Easy app navigation
First Aid: American Red Cross

First Aid

American Red Cross

Who better to assist you in a medical emergency than the American Red Cross?

First Aid by American Red Cross provides emergency preparedness, first aid, information to learn more, and a hospital finder for your location.

Grill a Great Meal

There is no better meal when you are camping outdoors then a tasty dish cooked on the grill. These apps will give you delicious BBQ and grilling ideas.

Tappecue
Tappecue

Tappecue

Innovating Solutions LLC

The Tappecue App has revolutionized the cooking experience through real-time online social cooking. Monitor yours, your friend’s and/or family’s smoking session and show up when the meat is done or give them a call or run back home when a temperature has gone astray. Never under/overcook your food again because the Tappecue App will alert you when your meat is done and when your chamber temperature has gone out of its range. Be an expert chef and impress all your friends because with Tappecue – you’ll always be one tap away from your barbecue. The Tappecue System comes with many features:
—Now introducing Tappecue SessionBook; your customer exclusive Cloud Diary for your smoking sessions. Record, improve, and become an expert BBQ chef with the help of Tappecue SessionBook.
—Monitor multiple Tappecues from anywhere on as many devices as desired on (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad with software iOS 9.x) or any browser for monitoring from any computer/tablet/WiFi TV, etc at www.tappecue.net
—Alerting Functionality for user(s) when temp goes in or out of range.
—Unlimited Power for those long hour smokes by using a wall power cord (no longer worry about battery life).
—Four ports for Meat/Chamber Probes.
—Guest Mode Functionality allows multiple users to view your temperatures and receive alerts.
—Gather Analytical Data (you can graph temperatures in excel) or use our online Tappecue SessionBook at www.tappecue.net)
—Weather-resistant enclosure – O-rings and gaskets with a mounting design to keep damage from rain away for those unexpected pop up showers (not for keeping outside all year round but for bringing in when not in use).
—Mounting bracket – mounting bracket for shelf or wall included but two plastic hole mounts can be used for magnets if desired.
—Powered by a 5 volt USB input – allows easy access to standard battery pack or power solutions. A runtime test using a 5200 mah USB lithium-ion battery (the kind that is typically used to charge cell phones) instead of the AC adapter. TheTappecue (with 4 active probes) ran for 25 hours before the battery gave up.
—Expert in a Box
Preset temperatures for different meats
Add different meat types
Be a part of the social cooking revolution by purchasing your own Tappecue at www.tappecue.com


System Requirements
You are required to have the following to use the Tappecue Temperature Monitoring System:
• An Internet enabled smart device – iPhone/iPod Touch with software iOS 9.x or above.
(although you may still look at the temperatures on the actual device LCD Panel),
• Wi-Fi Router or Mobile Hotspot,
• Grill/Smoker/Oven/stovetop/any source of heat,
• Access to a MAC Mavericks (10.9)or above to set up the Wi-Fi on the Tappecue (this is only required during initial set up and/or when you wish to change the router).

Contact [email protected] if you are unsure if Tappecue is the right solution for you.

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Tie up the Loose Ends

Whether you plan to tie down a structure or head out on a boat on your camping adventure, make sure you know which knots you need for land and water and also how to tie them.

What Knot To Do

For camping, fishing, or boating, know which knot you need and how to tie it.

What Knot To Do

Pick a category and choose your knot

For those who want instructions for tying knots correctly.

When you need to tie a knot, What Knot To Do shows you how. With simple navigation, you just select a category such as camping or boating and pick your knot. If you are not sure which one you need, check the glossary. And, when you are ready, you can easily follow the step-by-step instructions to tie that perfect knot.

Why we love it

Find the correct type of knot for your activity and learn how to tie it with What Knot To Do. Whatever your next great outdoor adventure; this app has the knot for you.

Animated Knots by Grog

Animated Knots by Grog

Grog LLC

Animated Knots by Grog

For those who want to learn to tie knots with animated tutorials.

Animated Knots by Grog from Outside Magazine is a terrific source for your knot-tying needs. You can view step-by-step photo animations, making learning simple. The app includes an enormous variety of options from a barrel hitch to a sheepshank to a water knot. Whatever knot you want, you’ll get with Animated Knots by Grog.

Why we love it

For the easiest way to learn to tie knots, Animated Knots by Grog has easy instructions and detailed information.