Use these 11 apps to help you explore the outdoors


With a 360 degree panorama display, PeakFinder shows names of mountains and peaks when you point your camera at them. There are more than 250,000 peaks in the database. Available for iOS and Android.

Image: PeakFinder Earth

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.