APPS FOR THE OUT­DOORS

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100 Awe­some sur­vival Tips

$0.99; iOS Ad­ven­ture can some­time put you in a spot of bother. This app gets in­for­ma­tion on sur­vival tips for prob­lems like how to sur­vive an an­i­mal at­tack, jump from rooftop to rooftop and even how to cross a pi­ranha in­fested river. And yes, it also tells you how to han­dle UFO ab­duc­tion and other oth­er­worldly sit­u­a­tions.

US Army Sur­vival Guide

Free; An­droid This is great app puts to­gether the en­tire US Army sur­vival guide on the phone and can be used even in the off­line mode. The app fea­tures var­i­ous chap­ters that talks about shel­ters, desert sur­vival, dan­ger­ous an­i­mals, food pro­cure­ment, etc.

Knot Guide

Free; iOS & An­droid Ad­ven­ture sports are in­com­plete with­out ropes and knots. So get this knot guide ap­pli­ca­tion that teachs how to tie a knot. It in­cludes 92 kinds on knots and is cat­e­gorised un­der 10 cat­e­gories like bend, climb­ing, fish­ing, loop­ing, run­ning, hitch, etc.

Com­pass

Free; Univer­sal Many smart­phones have a com­pass on­board. Those with­out this fea­ture should in­stal this free app which gives a com­pass view with lo­ca­tion dis­play, en­sures you can save your favourite place or car lo­ca­tion, etc.

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