Plan a Trip
Use BaseCamp to plan your next hiking, biking, motorcycling, driving or off-roading trip. You can view maps, plan routes, and mark waypoints and tracks from your computer and then transfer them to your device.
Track Draw feature lets you trace your planned route and view elevation changes, helping you estimate the difficulty of a hike or bike ride. Plan the perfect scenic route for your next road trip, making sure your navigator takes you through certain waypoints. Play back your routes and tracks over time and save and share your adventure.
Survey the Terrain
BaseCamp displays your topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your
computer screen, including contour lines and elevation profiles. Load
map data from your handheld device, or import maps you’ve downloaded or
purchased on DVD or microSD™ card. Consider our TOPO series maps, which
offer detail on a scale of either 1:100,000 or 1:24,000.
BaseCamp lets you geotag photos, associating them with specific
waypoints. You can see the exact scenery at any given location. Transfer
the photos to your handheld device, publish photos directly to Picasa™,
or email your geotagged photos directly to friends or family so they
can navigate right to your favorite spots in the future.
Transfer Satellite Images
With BaseCamp and a BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription, you can
transfer an unlimited amount of satellite images to your outdoor or
fitness device and seamlessly integrate those images into your maps to
get a true representation of your surroundings. It makes it easy to
scout campsites, sources of water, potential hazards and more. If you
prefer raster topographic maps, you can also download BirdsEye Select
maps and pay only for the data you download.
Learn More About BaseCamp
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