Lycabettus topoGuide is a digital field guide for the most notorious hill of Athens. It includes routes, descriptions and photos for 4 walks and hiking trails and 1 race for Lycabettus hill, Athens, Attica, Greece. Each trail has a description, photos and a POIs list.
The trails are:
1. The classic ascent to the summit
2. A short loop walking
3. A loop trail around Mt. Lycabettus
4. A West to East crossing
5. Lycabettus Run
The application offers detailed off-line maps and an extensive introduction on geology, history and the nature of Lycabettus. 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 paper field guides, as well as hundreds hiking maps for Greece (maps of Crete, Zagori, Sifnos, Naxos and other Aegean islands).