National Geographic Maps has been the pioneer and standard bearer for outdoor recreation maps for decades. Outdoors Geek carries the Trails Illustrated selection of maps which are perfect for exploring the backcountry. And this might sound funny to some, but a map never runs out of batteries in the middle of your trip!

Turn Your Cell Phone into a GPS

The DeLorme Earthmate App for mobile turns your phone into a GPS. Most noteworthy, your phone only needs to be in “Airplane” mode so it uses very little battery. You will get Recreational Topo Maps and Cloud Storage with Sharing and Auto Sync. You will get:

  • 370,000 miles of trail networks
  • High-detail lake, river, and stream data for all 50 states
  • Fully functional GPS (through your smart-phone

AllTrails “Print, Mobile, and Online Maps

Through a partnership with National Geo and AllTrails, you get the combined resources of these two companies. Print maps at home, or use the mobile app for navigation and exploration in the field.