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Backpacker Map Maker Lite

Backpacker Map Maker Lite

iOS iPad Travel

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BACKPACKER Map Maker Lite is GPS mapping software for 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.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

• 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.
• 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.
• Get the best of digital maps and old-school paper maps. Pair maps you create in Map Maker 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.
• 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 in BACKPACKER GPS Trails, our outdoor navigation app.
NOTES: BACKPACKER Map Maker Lite 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.

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