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Hiker

Description

NOTE: If you contact me through the Contact Developer link and expect a reply please provide an email address.</p><p></p><p>Hiker is designed for walking or scrambling outdoors. The app captures the hike data using the standard Garmin activities which can be uploaded via Garmin Connect. The activity is classed as a hike. </p><p></p><p>There is one main screen showing clock, timer, and four cust...

What’s New

[Version 1.20 - 28 November 2016]</p><p>NEW: Added direction arrow in the trail view. The red arrow points to the direction you are facing relative to north on the map. This allows you to orient yourself to face your starting position (Green square) and head in that direction. The new scale will give you an approximate straight line distance.</p><p>NEW: Added a scale to the trail view. This app...

Additional Information

  • D2™ Bravo D2™ Bravo
  • D2™ Bravo Titanium D2™ Bravo Titanium
  • ForeAthlete® 230J ForeAthlete® 230J
  • ForeAthlete® 235J ForeAthlete® 235J
  • ForeAthlete® 630J ForeAthlete® 630J
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • Forerunner® 230 Forerunner® 230
  • Forerunner® 235 Forerunner® 235
  • Forerunner® 630 Forerunner® 630
  • Forerunner® 735XT Forerunner® 735XT
  • fēnix® 3 fēnix® 3
  • fēnix® 3 HR fēnix® 3 HR
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
  • vívoactive® HR vívoactive® HR
Average Rating: (68 Ratings)

Korni1964
March 25, 2017

Crash. And reboot my Fenix 3 HR :-(

Developer Reply
March 25, 2017, JohnD25

After installing the app did you reboot your watch? This is some times required. Please contact me via the developer link if you would like assistance.

Jon_Summerson
March 20, 2017

A really good app for hiking. One good improvement would be to have the ability to change the longtatude/latitude to GB OS grid references as this would assist with navigation.

JPB123
February 23, 2017

Really well thought out and very functional. One thing that could be added is the ability to lock out the buttons so you don't accidently pause a hike.

Offthepiste
February 20, 2017

Down loaded this app today -then found vivoactive was frozen: time; activity apps etc. Have had to do a hard restart. Obviously can't be sure its the app but its not happened previously. Haven't tried the hiking app! Disappointed.

Developer Reply
February 20, 2017, JohnD25

This is certainly not normal behaviour. My main watch is the Vivoactive HR and this hasn't happened to me. I would guess there was something going on with your watch at the time which caused the crash. Contact me via the developer link if you would like assistance.

alejky
February 13, 2017

Magnífica aplicación. La información muy útil. Con traducción a español, sería perfecta

AlfreDoss
February 12, 2017

Excellent on my vivoactiveHR, but sometimes it doesn't start and shows an IQ error messsage.

Developer Reply
February 12, 2017, JohnD25

Could you please contact me via the "Contact Developer" link so I may investigate the issue you are experiencing. Thanks

endead
February 8, 2017

Excellent !! Highly recommended !! Works perfectly !!

JoeC1964
February 6, 2017

Works great with the vivoactive HR.

marcodeba
February 5, 2017

Very useful app. Please handle the exception when calibrate gps during recording: activity is saved without prompt and you have to start a new one. keep up the good work. Thanks

chrisgwright
February 1, 2017

Love it. Bread crumb trail is very effective and useful. Is it possible to set auto pause? Thank you.

Sawyer84
January 31, 2017

Ottima app, bel lavoro!

Peter_Wo
January 31, 2017

hallo auf meiner Viviactive HR steht immer nur das kein GPS Signal. Und was nun ??

Developer Reply
January 31, 2017, JohnD25

Wanderer wartet, bis es ein gutes GPS-Signal gibt, bevor man vorschlägt, die Wanderung zu beginnen. Sie können diese Einstellung überschreiben und die Starttaste trotzdem drücken, aber die Aktivität wird möglicherweise nicht korrekt aufgezeichnet. Wenn die Anwendung auf dem "Warten auf GPS" bleibt, dann verschieben Sie entweder an einen anderen Standort in der freien Ansicht des Himmels oder versuchen Sie eine der Anwendung von Garmin, um sicherzustellen, dass die Uhr richtig funktioniert und ein GPS-Signal empfangen kann. Hiker waits until there is a good GPS signal before suggesting to start the hike. You may override this and press start anyway but the activity may not record correctly. If the app remains on the "Waiting for GPS" then either move to another location in clear view of the sky or try one of Garmin's app to ensure you watch is functioning correctly and can receive a GPS signal.

mig25
January 27, 2017

Works great with a vivoactive HR. Its all the data you need for a hike WITH a breadcrumb trail Sweet

justHerm
January 19, 2017

It's the perfect app for my hikes, thanks! I love that it all show the hight, and even draws a map for you to find your way back. Would only be great to be able to lock the buttons as my gloves do press the buttons easily. Thanks for this great app!

HIPPO69
January 12, 2017

prima App, perfekt für Wandertouren- auch zur Anzeige des Tempe Sensors geeignet. Danke

hzhill
January 9, 2017

if i can switch it from Mile to Km ? I am from China i have no idea abut Mile. Thanks

Developer Reply
January 10, 2017, JohnD25

This is controlled by the watch. Change the distance units on your watch using the settings menu. Hiker reads these settings and adjusts to suit your preferences.

meinem
December 31, 2016

Ich bin nicht sicher, ob ich die App verstanden habe, aber mir fehlt die Möglichkeit die Datenfelder einzustellen. Mich interessiert zB die Uhrzeit gar nicht, dafür würde ich dort gerne den Puls sehen. Außerdem sehe ich die Meereshöhe nicht sondern nur die Maximale Meereshöhe auf der ich war. Beim Abstieg ist das sinnlos. Außerdem finde ich nicht wo ich die Anzeige der schon abgeschlossenen Wanderungen einsehen kann (nur die Garmin Anzeige in History).

DerechteKlinke
December 31, 2016

Works great and perfectly on Fenix Chronos !!

dav.dc
December 30, 2016

Super application, toutes les infos nécessaires y sont et je suis fan des graphes. Pour ceux qui voudraient quelque chose de proche pour le trail running je recommande l'application "Runner" du même développeur !

deloir68
December 28, 2016

First start and immediate watch restart. Uninstalled.

Developer Reply
December 29, 2016, JohnD25

I'm sorry to hear that your watch restarted. This is not normal and hasn't happened to me. If you would like assistance then please contact me via the developer link and provide details of your watch and firmware version. If your watch has recently had updates applied to it then they sometimes need to be rebooted for apps to function correctly. This may be the reason why it restarted.

eric.girardet
December 27, 2016

Très bonne application. Je regrette juste que dans les champs d'option, on ne puisse pas mettre par exemple vitesse et vitesse max, ce qui permettrait de l'utiliser avec beaucoup d'autres sports. La dernière page " trail " est incroyablement efficace. Merci

MartynCottey
December 27, 2016

Love the app. Is it possible to allow it to run in the background so that you can look at other widgets and things while recording a hike? Thanks

Developer Reply
December 29, 2016, JohnD25

I would love to add this feature but don't believe it's possible with the current firmware and SDK.

Ldsaro
December 26, 2016

Great app, worked fine

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