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ROUTE PLANNING
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4 WAYS TO CREATE ROUTES
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Traditional route
planner gives you
full control to
plan your route
in detail
Create a Route
CHOOSE
WAYPOINTS
Choose places
to visit and
let us work out
the routes
between them.
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FEATURE
MAKE ME
A ROUTE
Tell us how long
you want your
route to be and
we'll create 10
for you!
Create a Route
UPLOAD
A ROUTE
Import a route
you created on
a GPS device
or another
application.
Create a Route
PLAN WITH FORESIGHT
 
Check road surface, hills and Google Street View to plan routes suitable for your activity
 
WORLD CLASS MAPS
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EXPLORE WITH CONFIDENCE
Go where others have
already been
Search over one million
routes and trails
worldwide
MAKE CHANGES
WITH EASE
Tap into an extensive
range of powerful
route editing tools
MERGE
Combine two or more routes into one
SPLIT
Split one route into multiple routes
RESHAPE
Drag a route to change where it goes
CROP
Shorten a route by moving the start or finish
REPEAT
Do a route more than once
REPLOT
Replace a section of a route
REVERSE
Swap the start and end of a route
MOVE
Move the start point of a circular route
DELETE
Delete a section of a route
REJOIN
Rejoin an earlier section of a route
LOOP
Repeat a loop in the middle of a route
RETURN
Plot a route back to the start
TRACE
Use another route as a guide to trace over
SNAP
Aligns a route with roads and paths on the map
MEASURE
Measure the length of part of a route
SHRINK
Shrink a route by removing redundant points
ANALYSE
IN DEPTH
 
Go prepared and
admire your efforts
with detailed route profiles
and elevation stats
HOW FAR DID I RUN?
Quickly and accurately
measure distance on the map
How Far Did I Run?
EXPAND YOUR REACH
Generate radius maps
to see where you can get to
in a given time or distance
YOUR ROUTES
YOUR WAY
Tailor routes to suit your needs
ANNOTATE
MAPS
Add custom labels and symbols to your maps
MODIFY
TURN CUES
Tailor cue sheets with edits and abbreviations
ADD
DETOURS
Show optional extensions and shortcuts to routes
INCLUDE
PHOTOS
Add photos of your route to the map and directions
CREATE
COLLECTIONS
Show several different routes on one map
PRIVACY
CONTROL
Keep routes private or share with selected people
 
MOBILE APP
Adapted for small touch
screens using techniques
like magnification and
mouseless interaction
VOICE NAVIGATION
Turn your smartphone into
a recreational sat nav
SHARE ROUTES
ANYWHERE
 
Share on your own website or social media, print tailored route guides and export to GPS devices
Create a Route Map
for Your Event

Automatically sync routes
with Garmin devices

Automatically send routes
to Suunto watches
 
TAKE ON
A CHALLENGE
Track and share your
progress on challenges
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