Mt. Chelmos is the most interesting mountain of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. This area offers gorgeous landscapes, such as the Vouraikos Gorge, traditional villages like Kalavryta, Byzantine monasteries, a modern ski resort, the impressive Cave of the Lakes and a picturesque rack train. Most of the area is protected as a National Park and is awarded by UNESCO as on of the four Greek Geoparks.
Mt. Chelmos topoGuide is a digital field guide for hikers, bikers and nature lovers and provides routing, descriptions and photos for 34 Adventures (30 hiking and mountaineering trails, 3 bike routes and one geological trip), covering Mt. Chelmos area. Each Adventure has a description, photos and a POIs list. Hiking routes include European Trail E4.
The application offers detailed off-line maps and an extensive introduction on geography, geology, the history and the nature of Mt. Chelmos. The app offers also a useful list of POIs with a comprehensive search engine. The trails list includes easy and moderate hiking trails and long mountain traverses, of a total length of 270 km.
In the field, the application identifies the nearest route and make active navigation to it and then along it, with continuous messages to the user, while pops-up photos on every interesting or important terrain feature close to his position. If the hiker position is more than 20 meters far from the trail, the application warns him and suggests how to go back.
The cartographic company AnaDigit, creator of the application, has issued previously detailed hiking maps at a scale of 1: 50,000 and a field guide for Mt. Chelmos, as well as hundreds other hiking maps for Greece (eg. maps of Mt. Olympus,Crete, Zagori, Sifnos, Naxos and other Aegean islands). To build the application and ensuring data accuracy, all paths of Mt. Chelmos have been recorded again during 2015.