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RiverGuide For Kayakers

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  • Category: Sports
  • Released date: 07/13/2008
  • Current Version: 2.6
  • Seller: WAYNE DALEY
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Download Size: 2071080
  • Last Update: 07/22/2011
  • Requirements: All

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RiverGuide is the essential tool for the kayaker, rafter, or canoeist on the go. With access to thousands of real time streamflow gauges throughout the US, and kayaking news, you'll never be wondering what's running in your area and what's not. With a few taps of your fingers, you will know the cubic feet per second (cfs) your favorite river is running, the relative level high, med or low and when the information was last recorded. Arriving at the put-in to find the river only at a trickle, should be a thing of the past.

*Outside Magazine - Best Adventure App - Oct. 2009
*National Geographic - Voted Top 25 Sports Apps - Feb. 2009
*Outside Online - "One of Three Favorite Apps" - Feb. 2009
*Palluxo Media - Editors Pick - Sept. 2008
*The Adventurer Blog- "RiverGuide: A very cool app!" - Aug. 2008
*Idaho River Journeys - "Awesome iPhone Application" - Aug. 2008
*TUAW - "RiverGuide for Kayakers is an absolute bargain for kayakers, rafters, or even fishermen" - July 2008

If there is a river you would like added to the RiverGuide server please contact us we'll to our best to add it to the system.

Features:
1.) US River coverage for thousands of real-time river gauges.

2.) RiverGuide Maps- Allow you to zoom in (double tap one finger) and zoom out (double tap two fingers) on a map to reveal river data. The river gauges are represented by the same icons we used when the river forecasting feature was added. If you tap on a gauge icon a callout will be displayed showing more details about that specific river gauge. As you zoom in on the maps more and more local river gauges are shown.

Detail River maps to all of the rivers are now available from the River Detail View. The Detail River Maps will show three modes, Standard, Satellite and Hybrid(Satellite view with streets labeled) map views, and are also zoomable and scrollable.

3.) Daily and Weekly Stream Flow Charts are now available for all of the almost 10,000 rivers in RiverGuide. Simply tap on a river in the state or favorite river lists. Charts contain both flow and gauge ht where reported by the river gauge.

4.) River forecasting - With RiverGuide arrows. Red(high), yellow(low) or green(med) arrows are displayed for each river that indicate the relative river level and the direction of the arrow lets you know if the river is rising, falling or constant.

5.) Indexed River Lists - River lists are now indexed for even faster access. Just tap the letter the river begins with and the list will zoom to that section.

6.) Favorite Rivers feature - This allows you to create a custom river list . Including the ability add, delete and shuffle the order of rivers in your list at will. The Favorite Rivers feature will also retain the last accessed gauge readings incase you lose your Wi-Fi or cellular signal as you approach the put-in.

7.) New Sources for Whitewater kayaking, Sea kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing as well as Regional river news coverage.

8.) Local Rivers -Get river flow information within a user specified distance from their current location.

9.) River Search - Allows users to search for rivers flow information by name.

10.) State, Local and Favorite River lists now include both gauge height and flow where the gauges report both parameters.

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