AlpineQuest GPS Hiking

AlpineQuest GPS Hiking


AlpineQuest is the complete solution for all outdoor activities and sports, including hiking, running, trailing, hunting, sailing, geocaching, off-road navigation and much more.

You can access and store locally a large range of on-line topographic maps, which will remain available even while being out of cell coverage. AlpineQuest also supports on-board file based maps, like MemoryMap(c) maps.

By using the GPS and the magnetic sensor of your device (with compass display), getting lost is part of the past: you are localized in real-time on the map, which can also be oriented to match where you are looking at.

Save and retrieve landmarks, share them with your friends. Track your path, get advanced statistics and interactive graphics. You won't have anymore questions about what you can accomplish.

By staying fully operational out of cell coverage (as often in mountain or abroad), AlpineQuest assists you in all your desires of deep wilderness exploring...


Don't hesitate, try the free Lite version right now!


Note: IGN Top25(c) and OSGB Explorer(c) maps are available in the old MemoryMap(c) QCT format, but NOT included with the application.

PLEASE report suggestions and issues on our dedicated forum: http://www.alpinequest.net/forum (no registration needed, all questions answered).
Do not use comments for that: we cannot answer!


Key features are:

★★ Maps ★★
• Built-in online maps (with automatic local storage; road, topo and satellite maps included);
• Built-in online layers (road names and hills shading);
• Get more online maps and layers in one click from the included community map list (Nokia maps, Yahoo! Maps, local topo maps, ...);
• Complete area storage of online maps for off-line use;
• On-board offline maps support (visit our website to get the free map creator MOBAC);
• Memory-Map support (QuickChart .qct maps only, .qc3 maps not compatible, test your maps using the free version first);
• Multiple maps in layers display, with per-map opacity control;
• Advanced SD memory card Map Explorer and Scanner.


★★ Landmarks ★★
• Save, restore, display unlimited number of waypoints;
• Full GPX support (display/browse/create/edit of waypoints, routes and tracks);
• Google Earth KML/KMZ, OziExplorer WPT Waypoints, CSV/TSV files and Geocaching LOC files read/import support;
• Save and share online locations with other users using Community Landmarks;
• Details, advanced statistics and interactive graphics on various items;
• Time Controller to replay time-tagged tracks;
• Routes, tracks and areas creator;
• Advanced SD memory card Landmarks Explorer.


★★ GPS Position / Orientation ★★
• On-map geolocation using GPS or Network;
• Map orientation, compass and target finder;
• Built-in GPS/Barometric Tracker (long tracking capable, running in a separate and light process);
• Proximity alerts and leave path alerts;
• Barometer support (for compatible devices).


★★ And more: ★★
• Metric, imperial and hybrid distance units;
• GPS Latitude/Longitude and grid coordinate formats (UTM, MGRS, USNG, OSGB Grid, Irish Grid, Swiss Grid, Lambert Grids, DFCI Grid, QTH Maidenhead Locator System, ...);
• Ability to import hundreds of coordinate formats from http://www.spatialreference.org;
• On-map grids display;
• Full screen map view;
• Multi-touch zoom;
• ...


About the "Phone state and identity" Android permission: due to the backward compatibility of AlpineQuest with Android 1.5, this permission is automatically added by Google Play.

Recent changes:
1.4.19
• Improved GPS location (auto source now uses both GPS and network);
• Improved compass (add pitch/roll level and reduce noises);
• Ability to export landmarks (sets, routes, areas, tracks) in GPX/KML files from the Landmarks Explorer;
• Ability to choose waypoint pictures from the device gallery;
• Added barometer on/off menu toggle and information box on the map;
• Autoload on-board maps when moving out of bounds;
• Changed tracker sounds when losing signal;
• Few bug fixes.
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4.6
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About AlpineQuest GPS Hiking
AlpineQuest is the complete solution for all outdoor activities and sports, including hiking, running, trailing, hunting, sailing, geocaching, off-road navigation and much more.

You can access and store locally a large range of on-line topographic maps, which will remain available even while being out of cell coverage. AlpineQuest also supports on-board file based maps, like MemoryMap(c) maps.

By using the GPS and the magnetic sensor of your device (with compass display), getting lost is part of the past: you are localized in real-time on the map, which can also be oriented to match where you are looking at.

Save and retrieve landmarks, share them with your friends. Track your path, get advanced statistics and interactive graphics. You won't have anymore questions about what you can accomplish.

By staying fully operational out of cell coverage (as often in mountain or abroad), AlpineQuest assists you in all your desires of deep wilderness exploring...


Don't hesitate, try the free Lite version right now!


Note: IGN Top25(c) and OSGB Explorer(c) maps are available in the old MemoryMap(c) QCT format, but NOT included with the application.

PLEASE report suggestions and issues on our dedicated forum: http://www.alpinequest.net/forum (no registration needed, all questions answered).
Do not use comments for that: we cannot answer!


Key features are:

★★ Maps ★★
• Built-in online maps (with automatic local storage; road, topo and satellite maps included);
• Built-in online layers (road names and hills shading);
• Get more online maps and layers in one click from the included community map list (Nokia maps, Yahoo! Maps, local topo maps, ...);
• Complete area storage of online maps for off-line use;
On-board offline maps support (visit our website to get the free map creator MOBAC);
Memory-Map support (QuickChart .qct maps only, .qc3 maps not compatible, test your maps using the free version first);
• Multiple maps in layers display, with per-map opacity control;
• Advanced SD memory card Map Explorer and Scanner.


★★ Landmarks ★★
• Save, restore, display unlimited number of waypoints;
• Full GPX support (display/browse/create/edit of waypoints, routes and tracks);
• Google Earth KML/KMZ, OziExplorer WPT Waypoints, CSV/TSV files and Geocaching LOC files read/import support;
• Save and share online locations with other users using Community Landmarks;
• Details, advanced statistics and interactive graphics on various items;
• Time Controller to replay time-tagged tracks;
• Routes, tracks and areas creator;
• Advanced SD memory card Landmarks Explorer.


★★ GPS Position / Orientation ★★
• On-map geolocation using GPS or Network;
• Map orientation, compass and target finder;
• Built-in GPS/Barometric Tracker (long tracking capable, running in a separate and light process);
• Proximity alerts and leave path alerts;
• Barometer support (for compatible devices).


★★ And more: ★★
• Metric, imperial and hybrid distance units;
• GPS Latitude/Longitude and grid coordinate formats (UTM, MGRS, USNG, OSGB Grid, Irish Grid, Swiss Grid, Lambert Grids, DFCI Grid, QTH Maidenhead Locator System, ...);
• Ability to import hundreds of coordinate formats from http://www.spatialreference.org;
• On-map grids display;
• Full screen map view;
• Multi-touch zoom;
• ...


About the "Phone state and identity" Android permission: due to the backward compatibility of AlpineQuest with Android 1.5, this permission is automatically added by Google Play.

Recent changes:
1.4.19
• Improved GPS location (auto source now uses both GPS and network);
• Improved compass (add pitch/roll level and reduce noises);
• Ability to export landmarks (sets, routes, areas, tracks) in GPX/KML files from the Landmarks Explorer;
• Ability to choose waypoint pictures from the device gallery;
• Added barometer on/off menu toggle and information box on the map;
• Autoload on-board maps when moving out of bounds;
• Changed tracker sounds when losing signal;
• Few bug fixes.

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User reviews of AlpineQuest GPS Hiking
My favourite app for cycling route finding, and the off-line mapping is excellent too for when I get out in the sticks. I reviewed this and said that you couldn't view a route without the waypoint names getting in the way - I was wrong, you can!
May 10, 2011
excellent app, decided to buy the real version after using the free version in NZ for 5 weeks.
Mar 18, 2011
This is the best of its kind out there @ the moment.
Aug 27, 2010
This is an excellent application. On my HTC Desire it quickly locates my position and shows it on a map that I have stored on the SD card. The market is full of applications like this, but most download the maps from the Internet, rendering them useless in the countryside where there is often no mobile phone signal at all. This application stores the maps locally bypassing this problem. You can even import GPS tracks from walking websites and follow paths that others have already taken. Highly recommended.
Jul 27, 2010
Works great on my HTC desire. Prefer this on Android over Garmin XT on S60. Map importing works great from the desktop app which not only works from Win, but also from Mac and Linux
Jun 12, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
A fantastic hiking app If you walk in the UK (can't speak for other countries) this is a must have app, as OS 1:25K maps are free. You can also view your QCT maps. After years of using dedicated GPS receivers and other apps I have finally discovered the Holy Grail. Everything runs beautifully and there is far more functionality than my previous Garmins and Magellan eX710 - and it works!
A Google User
Sep 9, 2014
Joe So sophisticated. Will take a while to figure out how to use all the features.
A Google User
Aug 29, 2014
Great This application is an important part of our planning for family outings.
A Google User
Aug 28, 2014
Excellente appli Après un apprentissage un peu complexe cette app m'a suivie toutes les vacances durant mes rando, via-ferrata... Super résultat !
A Google User
Aug 28, 2014
Excellent app purchase! Great Australian coverage in free map data base. Superb featurs for hiking and 4x4 adventure.