We recently stumbled upon an article in Back Country Canada Travel that discussed a number of apps that might be valuable additions to your camping experience. Yes, they also mentioned that camping is a time to decompress and step away from our devices. But some of these are pretty neat. Take a look!
Canada’s largest database of campgrounds, RV parks, points of interest etc. Includes a trip planner, download and save content to use offline. A great travel companion.
Have you ever wondered about those track in the sand? This is a comprehensive guide that will help you identify them. The MyNature series also has apps for trees and flowers.
Information on how to handle the most common first aid emergencies. Includes videos and step by step advice.
A complete field guide to over 800 species of North American birds right in your pocket. Built for all experience levels, it will help with identifying birds as well as keeping track of the birds you’ve seen.
What everyone wishes they had when sitting by the campfire on a clear night. Sky Guide makes stargazing simple. Just hold it overhead to automatically find stars, constellations, planets, satellites and more.
A very well reviewed app that’s useful for recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing, camping, fishing, mountain biking, geocaching, and exploring. Topographic maps provide a detailed and accurate two-dimensional representation of natural and human-made features on the Earth’s surface.
A family fun resource. Go geocaching anywhere. Create lists of geocaches and save them for offline use. Find and log game pieces (called trackables) on the go.
Knots are so useful. There are hundreds or even thousands of knots out there and each has its specific use. Most of us however don’t have the time to learn even a few. Useful Knots offer a select list of the best knots for most practical situations.