Mt. Dirfys is the highest and richest part of the mountain range of Central Eubea. With its 1743 meters, the summit of Mt. Dirfys is the highest elevation point of Eubea island. Its shape, somewhat resembles a volcano, is very characteristic and, especially when snow-covered, is distinguished from all mainland Greece.
The application Mt. Dirfys topoGuide is a digital field guide for the wider region of Mt. Dirfys, which includes routes, text, and photos and provide active navigation to the hiker. The application includes 13 hiking and 2 MTB routes, the 2 loops of Dirfys Marathon race, as well as a SUV tour. The hiking trails list includes easy and moderate hiking trails and harder mountain ascents, of a total length of 70 km.
The application offers detailed off-line maps and an extensive introduction on geography, the nature and the monuments of Mt. Dirfys. The app offers also a useful list of POIs with a comprehensive search engine.
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: 25,000 for Mt. Dirfys, 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. Dirfys have been recorded again during 2016.
GPS signal precision control algorithm that enables and disables guiding and recording automatically.