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BACKPACKER Map Maker Pro is the ultimate trip planning app your iPad. Plan backpacking and camping trips, and other outdoor adventures on detailed, interactive topo maps and aerial photos. Get instant access to more than 68,000 topographic maps in the US and Canada.

• View seamless topo maps by MyTopo. Topo maps are 1:24K scale in the Lower 48 states, 1:63K in Alaska and 1:50K in Canada.
• Store maps on your device for use in remote backcountry areas without a data connection.
• Two maps are better than one when you use dual mode. Map Maker lets you overlay two map types on top of each other for the best trip planning experience.
• Utilize five map types: street, hybrid, terrain, topographic and aerial.
• Save maps for offline viewing. No network connection is needed once you store maps on your iPad.
• Get the best of digital maps and old-school paper maps. Pair maps you create in Map Maker Pro with a custom waterproof map printed by MyTopo.
• Mark waypoints with a simple drag-and-drop of your finger. Add and edit waypoint notes.
• Use the ruler to measure trip distances. See how far it is from the trailhead to your camp to a mountain summit and beyond.
• See how far waypoints are from your current known location.
• Press the digital compass to see a screen-sized compass overlaid onto your maps.
• Display coordinates in latitude and longitude in three formats (DD, DDM, DMS). Also see coordinates in UTM. Select from map datum NAD 27 or WGS 84.
• Copy coordinates from your favorite websites and guidebooks then use the Smart Paste tool to automatically place the coordinates on the map.
• Customize your iPad display for right- or left-handed users.
• Switch between metric and imperial units.
• View your current compass heading and declination.
• Custom Paper Map: Order a waterproof custom printed topo map or aerial image directly through our app with just a few taps of a button. Printed and shipped by MyTopo within 24 hours.
• Pre-plan trips and auto-sync them to the Backpacker Trip Cloud. Our free cloud services allow you to access trips from any computer or device.
• Open trips you planned in Map Maker Pro in BACKPACKER GPS Trails, our outdoor navigation app.


NOTES: BACKPACKER Map Maker Pro is designed and optimized for the iPad. It works on both the Wifi and 3G models but the Wifi models lack a GPS chip required to show your exact location.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

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