Introducing Social Hiking – a publicly usable version of my Offa’s Dyke route app

Back in March I posted about an online route mapping and social media tool I had create to share our challenge of walking Offa’s Dyke with as many people as possible.

The app was a great success – we found we had a regular group of people following our progress and interacting with us (which really helped out motivation). We were also getting links to local information and history, met a friend of a follower who lived on the route, and most amazingly of all had a surprise visit from a friend who has tracked us down using the map on her iPhone.

After a fair bit of demand, I have finally got around to creating a publicly usable version of the app called Social Hiking.

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