Columbia are the latest outdoor manufacturer to create an iPhone app. Columbia have come up with a useful app called Take Ten which is their second offering on the iPhone.
The app has a few different modes, to start there are Ten Essential Groups of gear and kit listed with details about each. It’s great if your planning a trip and need a base list of equipment needed.
From the essential groups list you can then create a Custom Gear list, adding extra times on to the existing gear list.
Leave a Trip Plan Behind section allows you to email or send via Facebook details of your planned trip, start and end dates, trail info and rout description. Thats great to inform people of your whereabouts just in case.
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