Apr 09, 2011 - James Associates Inc. announced an update to their popular iOS app, iHikeGPS. iHikeGPS 2.3 is an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch which includes access to both USGS 24K topo maps and the US Forest Service 24K topo maps. iHikeGPS turns your iOS device into a high-performance GPS receiver with waypoints, tracks, GPX import and export, and automatic map positioning. It does this in the wilderness with no cell or WiFi signals, using high-resolution maps you have previously downloaded.
Mar 16, 2010 - Colorado based James Associates has released iHikeGPS 1.1, its GPS application for iPhone and iPod touch devices. iHikeGPS shows your current location, provides an automatic track with elevation profile, and allows you to set a guiding Go-To waypoint on USA topo maps. Download these maps directly to your iPhone 3G to use in the wilderness where there is no cell service. Email GPX files of your waypoints and your recorded tracks to friends and to yourself directly from your iPhone.