November 21, 2011 in Travel (E)
[prMac.com] Erlangen, Germany - The first app ever created for exploring 10 popular hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains is now available for download in the Apple iTunes store. Next best thing to a park ranger: Combing the vast and varied public land nestled between Los Angeles and the coastline with Michael Mueller's hiking app.
What unique features are included in $5.99 price?
* A one-time download
* Back-up PDF of text and maps, for an easy print-out option
* No network or roaming costs
* In fact, no Internet connection is required at all
Hike safely in the wilderness, without a wireless connection?
Thanks to the pre-integrated connection between Google Maps and iPhone (R) internal navigation software, reaching your destination is a walk in the park.
Where am I exactly?
At key points in the terrain, the authors recorded waypoints on the interactive maps with a GPS device. With every hike: A cross-section chart of the landscape with altitude changes and duration between waypoints.
Researched data to lighten the load:
* Trail character & hike duration
* Maps & Directions
* Important Phone Numbers
* Hiking seasons
* Alernate recreational activities
* Food and gear tips
* iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 4.2 or later
* 86.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
MMTravel Guide 3.6 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category. MMSanta Monica should then selected from the main app and downloaded.
Michael Mueller Verlag (Publishing) was founded in 1979 by then 24-year old Michael Mueller. Thirty some years later, he has just received the 2011 ITB Book Award for his lifetime achievement in journalism. In the late 70's, Mueller began writing travel guides with a more on-site, journalistic approach, breaking new ground in 1982 when he published the first unconventional guide to the German region Franconian Switzerland. Mueller's offices are based in Erlangen, Germany. With now over 200 destination titles for city and hiking guides, Germany's number one independent travel guidebook publisher has begun publishing guides in English and Spanish. Copyright (C) 2011 Michael Mueller Verlag GmbH. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.