Steve Casimiro of The Adventure Life is sharing a great look at iPhone applications designed for outdoor adventure enthusiasts.
Do the iPhone and Mother Nature play well? The short is answer is “yes”. The iPhone excels at delivering information. Programs that channel local knowledge-surf reports, snow reports, water flows-are perfect applications of the phone’s strengths.
There are great apps in this list. You can monitor the moon and stars, use the iPhone as a flashlight, track your workouts, learn to tie knots, find trails in the wilderness, check the weather, the snow, the surf, etc.
Two of the snow reports are provided by major brands–REI and The North Face. Clearly, Raven and James are on to something…