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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 03:30 PM


Quote: Originally posted by ftrphb  
Any help for tried old abuelos that might try to use their phone to navigate? What if telephone navigation is new to me?
What are the best paper maps for a person with a 20 year old GPS?


To have the moving Benchmark Maps Baja Road Atlas, on you phone, you go to the Apps store, and download Avenza (it is free). Then go here and buy the Benchmark Baja digital Atlas, for $19.99. That's it... good for as long as you have your phones and does not need cell service: The 2023 downloadable Benchmark Baja Atlas App from Avenza is now here!


Here is the website link for new customers: https://store.avenza.com/products/baja-california-atlas-land...


If the map is already on your phone, the second edition upgrade option will pop up ($9.99).




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[*] posted on 12-3-2023 at 09:21 AM


So, we are about to order the Garmin gps, but had a thought ( tech idiots here too ).. is it possible that our iPhone with gps can provide gps to iPad that does not have it.? Did not seems to yesterday while out experimenting.
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[*] posted on 12-3-2023 at 10:06 AM


Never heard that a phone/iPad would do what you want.
Get one of these for your iPad and see how it works. There are many other choices for more dollars.
VK-162 USB GPS Dongle
Find it on Amazon for $15.97
Should work if you have a USB port.
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[*] posted on 12-3-2023 at 01:57 PM


Quote: Originally posted by BeachSeeker  
Gaia has been a game changer for me. Offline satellite maps are a huge advantage when exploring remote areas.

The only complaint I have with Gaia is that it takes FOREVER to download offline maps. A 100MB map can take 15+ minutes.


the speed depends on you wifi speed.
don't blame GaiaGPS




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[*] posted on 1-9-2024 at 02:18 PM


I realize this thread is a couple of months old but I thought maybe I could get some info from you smarter guys. I have a newer Ipad w/gps and was wondering if there is a app for off road gps that works here in northern baja. I have used Gaia but it is kind of a pain in that you have to download area maps in advance. Any suggestions?



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[*] posted on 1-9-2024 at 03:19 PM


Benchmark Baja Atlas 2023 from Avenza.
You can zoom in for a closer look than your eyes will allow on the paper map.. I like that!




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