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New Zion App Released Yesterday – Free for a Limited Time

Outdoor-oriented software developer Chimani announced the release of its newest iPhone/Android app, Chimani Zion National Park. The app is currently available for free on either phone platform, though the copy I downloaded seems to be permanently frozen in “loading” mode. In reading the developer’s commentary on his site, it’s encouraging to know this app, along with it’s brethren (a number of other National Park apps), are personally researched and custom-implemented according to the particular attractions and logistics of each Park. Having not testing the app yet, however, there is one sign the tool is incomplete. According to the only review on iTunes, The Narrows is not included in the “descriptions for 29 of the most popular hiking trails in the Park”… what, no Narrows? There must be some mistake?!?! I’ll post more once I get a chance to try it out. For now, here are the details from the product website: Over 250+ unique points of interest (POIs) throughout Zion National Park. A 45+ minute audio/auto tour, GPS-enabled/custom-made map which works WITHOUT a cell/wifi connection, daily Ranger-Led events schedule, sunrise/sunsets data for over a year, free shuttle bus schedule, 75+ photographs, 29+ hiking trail descriptions, scenic viewpoint guide, a special … Continue reading

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