Outdoors Activities Useful Links

Some hints and tips on using technology during outdoor activities

Apps for Safety

First things first, wherever you are whatever you are doing make, sure you and your units can locate exactly where you are. Something that is crucial in an emergency. Free apps which enable you to pinpoint your location for emergency services are:

Apps for planning/recording routes

There are also many apps which allow you to plan walking, cycling and running routes and also have a number of routes designed by its members. Some are free, others require subscription fees to be paid. Examples are:

Apps for Geocaching

Geocaching is and fun activity for units to take part in. Popular apps are:

Apps for identifying nature

Want to know what birds you are hearing when out and about try: https://birdnet.cornell.edu
Not sure what that was you just saw then try: