Arapiles iPhone App Released

It’s been a long time in the planning but it’s finally here. Arapiles Selected Climbs is now available as an app through Apple’s iPhone App Store. Open Spaces have been working with the guys at iCrag for almost a year to help create what we believe is the world’s best climbing guide app. Arapiles Selected Climbs combines text and images with innovative live navigating tools and is a big step forward in usability and design. For Open Spaces this app also marks an exciting new chapter in our publishing future.

App features include:                                                                                
Over 1100 selected routes
Over 150 cliff images
Text descriptions and first ascent details
Advanced search facilities
Zoom functions
Climb grade index
Climb name index

The app sells for $29.99. Those purchasing the app will be entitled to a 25% discount (from Open Spaces) on the print version of Arapiles Selected Climbs.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. File size is 228MB.

Visit iCrag or the App Store.

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2 Responses to “Arapiles iPhone App Released”

  1. Kevin Westren October 6, 2011 at 6:25 am #

    Purchased the App this morning (Oct 6) soon after I read on Chockstone it was available.

    It’s great and points the way to a new direction for climbing guides.

    I particularly like the way I can sort climbs in various ways, not just for the crag as a whole (this is available in the print guide) but for a specific section of cliff. This feature virtually gives me manipulative access to the underlying route database.

    Way of the future and here now!

  2. Glenn Tempest October 6, 2011 at 9:08 pm #

    Hey Kevin, glad you like the app. I think one of the apps great advantages is the fact you can carry it up longer multi-pitch routes without having to drag up a heavy print guide. And I agree with you about the sorting feature. Great to be able to see a listing of climbs (and their grades) in any given area (rather than the crag as a whole).

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