BackCountry Navigator XE: Outdoor GPS App.

Welcome to the next generation of a product for exploring the outdoors on your own terms, using offline topo maps and GPS on your smartphone.

If you are looking for an already proven and established product, choose BackCountry Navigator PRO. Support and development of that app continues on a parallel track.

If you wish to contribute and try out something new, read on.

You can also subscribe to the XE List to get notified of status, updates, and deals.

This beta app is intended for those who have backed this project in the Kickstarter campaign or preordered the app since.

If you are not already a backer, you can preorder to get in on the action.

Through November, you can get a yearly membership at 20% off at by using the promo code PUMPKINPIE at checkout.

For even better deals, you can get multiyear discounts at IndieGoGo OnDemand.

This option closes on November 20th.

We add new backers to an account in batches every few weeks.

While many of the goals of the new app are the same, we are hoping to achieve a number of goals with the new platform:


The original BackCountry Navigator PRO is only available on Android. We will be bringing BackCountry Navigator XE to Android, iOS and the web.

The corresponding app for iOS will be launched through TestFlight when ready.

Planning In The Cloud
The website is the web interface for BackCountry Navigator XE. With it you can plot points, routes, and boundaries for trips, and download them on demand in the mobile app. You can push trips created in the mobile app to the cloud as well for reviewing or sharing.

Easy Grid Based Download of Maps
You can try out a simpler approach for downloading and organizing offline maps, choosing large squares at a time. Visualize what you have and what you need.

Vector Topo Maps for the World
Vector topo maps for the world hold the promise of crisp multilevel detail, with the ability to download large chunks of the earth's surface in a quick, compact operation. The BackCountry topo map for the world can be viewed in this app and on, with an easy process to install them in large blocks.
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What's New

Avoid crash on some Huawei devices in tracking.
Correct distance in popup for tracks
Long click content items in list
Make offline work for BackCountry World (updated)
Avoid duplicate loads in map.
Different icon for expand collapse stat bar.
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Additional Information

April 17, 2019
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Current Version
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Requires Android
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CritterMap Software LLC
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