#3 Top Free Android App in the Philippines*
#19 Top New Free Android App Worldwide*
• Comprehensive list of mountains in the Philippines (from peaks and ranges near Metro Manila, up to northern Luzon and Batanes, down to Mindanao and the Visayas islands)
• Vast collection of mountain information, maps, photos, and videos
• Mountains can be sorted alphabetically, by elevation, by climbing difficulty, or by location (Find out the nearest mountains around you!)
• Mountains currently closed for hiking are marked
• Includes weather information (with remarks whether an excellent/good/fair/poor day for hiking)
• Aggregated photos from Instagram and Google Images
• Choose between Terrain (default), Satellite, Normal, or Hybrid view
• See your current location relative to the mountains (Useful when identifying peaks around you)
• Keep track of your hikes
• Automatically plotted on a separate map
• Two separate lists (and maps): ‘Climbed’ and ‘Wanna Climb’
• Share it to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
• (PRO) Backup your hikes!
• Use this checklist before you go out for a hike, to make sure you didn't forget anything!
• Helpful information available by clicking the info icon in each Gear
• Additional widgets such as compass, SOS whistle, flashlight, strobe light, and max pack weight calculator!
• Shows a quotation every time you open the app (about mountains, nature, adventure, and the great outdoors)
• Tap the refresh button for a new one if you just can’t get enough ;)
• Share quotes directly from the app either as text or an image
OUTDOOR STORE LOCATOR
• Find out the nearest stores from your location where you can shop for your hiking backpacks, clothing, jackets, tents, sleeping bags, equipment, gear and accessories from top brands such as Deuter, Merrell, Mountain Hardware, Columbia Sportswear, Chris Sports, and Lagalag, among many others!
LEAVE NO TRACE PRINCIPLES
• Learn the seven principles of outdoor ethics and be a responsible and environmentally-aware mountaineer.
• Share tips and experiences in the Comments tab (per mountain)
• See Twitter and Instagram posts tagged with the hashtag #PHMountainsApp in the Social Media Feed section
• Personalize the app
• Choose between metric and imperial units
• Set the total image cache size limit
• INTERNET - Used to fetch data from sources
• ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - Used to check if internet connection is available
• WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Used to cache images. Can be customized in settings.
• ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - Used to determine the user's distance from the mountain(s). Can be manually disabled in settings.
• BILLING - Used to make an in-app purchase (e.g. To remove the ads)
• GET_ACCOUNTS - Used to save backup of hikes to sync with new or several devices
• CAMERA - Used for the flashlight widget (under Gear Checklist).
*Sports category, as of 12/10/14