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GPS/Iphone/Google Maps from USA - Mexico - Central America - South America

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America' started by TATARИN, Oct 3, 2018.


    TATARИN n00b

    Sep 30, 2018
    USA - Mexico border
    I'm finishing up the TAT in LA in a few days and am looking for free GPS/Iphone or google maps of trails or suggestions through Baja, Mexico, central and South America.

    I am not interested in the e32 maps or paying for maps in general, and ease of use is key. Current plan is to use google maps and maps.me unless I can find better/more scenic alternatives (Seems a bit hard to do).

    Anyhow, if there are any suggestions that meet these requirements, fill me in below!
    One2Travel likes this.
  2. MikeS

    MikeS Fur shur! Vamos! Supporter

    Oct 2, 2003
    South of the Border on the Minnesota Riviera
    OSM maps and others. Resources:



    OSM download instructions: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/route-planning/free-maps-garmin-gps-devices-86471

    I found Perut better in Peru than OSM, but used both. OSM is good in Mexico, but it's routing function has glitches. That's true for OSM in much of Latin America. I often set up tracks to follow, instead of routes, which overcomes the OSM issues with routes.

    I couldn't get the Colrut mapset to download. To download Perut, I ended up using the Spanish language site. OSM doesn't have lots of back road detail for Ecuador, and I was unable to find an alternative.

    maps.me works, but not on a gps as far as I can figure out. I use maps.me on an android tablet, but the gps is more rugged for electronic navigation mounted on the handlebar.

    Then there's always, "Donde va este camino?"
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