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Try our free trail demos or download a free trail guide to test the app out before you make a purchase.

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Try our free trail demos or download a free trail guide to test the app out before you make a purchase.

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4.7 ★★★★★ 12K+ Reviews

Free Guides & Resources

Try our free trail demos or download a free trail guide to test the app out before you make a purchase.

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Try a FREE DEMO:

1. Download the app   2. Go to the list of trail guides  3. Choose a trail   4. Tap on “Free Demo” section

Free Demos: US Hiking Trails

A trail winds through a dense and lush green forest on the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania.

Appalachian Trail Demo

8.8 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo is the Springer Approach Trail which is about 8.8 miles to Springer Mountain.

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A trail leads through a grassy meadow to distant blue lakes and tall mountains.

Continental Divide Trail Demo

86 & 58 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes two routes: the Crazy Cook Route (86 mi) and the Columbus Gila Route (58 mi).

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A trail meanders through a green and mountainous landscape on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Pacific Crest Trail Demo

77.3 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo starts at the Mexico border to Scissors Crossing, which leads to Julian, CA.

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A trail winds through a dense and lush green forest on the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania.

Appalachian Trail Demo

8.8 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo is the Springer Approach Trail which is about 8.8 miles to Springer Mountain.

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A trail leads through a grassy meadow to distant blue lakes and tall mountains.

Continental Divide Trail Demo

86 & 58 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes two routes: the Crazy Cook Route (86 mi) and the Columbus Gila Route (58 mi).

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A trail meanders through a green and mountainous landscape on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Pacific Crest Trail Demo

77.3 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo starts at the Mexico border to Scissors Crossing, which leads to Julian, CA.

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A view from a rocky outcropping on the Tahoe Rim Trail looks over Lake Tahoe through tall evergreens.

Tahoe Rim Trail Demo

21 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes a section of the TRT from Tahoe City to Brockaway Summit.

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Free Demos: International Hiking Trails

The Camino de Santiago winds through a small town on cobblestone streets with an old, white stone church on the left and green rolling hills in the background.

Camino de Santiago Demo

68 km | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 68 km/42 mi of the Camino Frances.

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A view from Cape Reinga on the Te Araroa on the North Island of New Zealand looks over beautiful blue ocean, white sand beaches, and green hills.

Te Araroa Demo

60 km | FREE Demo

The free demo includes a 60 km/37 mi segment of Te Araroa on the North Island in the Auckland area.

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A paved road leads to an old stone church on England's South Downs Way.

Trailblazer Guides Demo

10.9 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 10.9 miles of the South Downs Way.

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The Camino de Santiago winds through a small town on cobblestone streets with an old, white stone church on the left and green rolling hills in the background.

Camino de Santiago Demo

68 km | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 68 km/42 mi of the Camino Frances.

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The sun sets over a mountain range and a large body of water on the Croatian Long Distance Trail.

Croatian Long Distance Trail Demo

20 km | FREE Demo

The free demo includes a section of the CLDT from Basanija to Karigador.

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A view from Cape Reinga on the Te Araroa on the North Island of New Zealand looks over beautiful blue ocean, white sand beaches, and green hills.

Te Araroa Demo

60 km | FREE Demo

The free demo includes a 60 km/37 mi segment of Te Araroa on the North Island in the Auckland area.

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A paved road leads to an old stone church on England's South Downs Way.

Trailblazer Guides Demo

10.9 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 10.9 miles of the South Downs Way.

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More Free Demos for International Hiking Trails


Free Demos: Bikepacking Trails

An old dirt road and trail runs through a green meadow towards a coniferous forest and blue sky.

Arizona Trail Bike Demo

36.2 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the San Fransisco Peaks Passage of the AZT.

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A blue lake sits in a green meadow in front of impressive rocky mountains.

Colorado Trail Bike Demo

16.8 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 16.8 mi of the Colorado Trail.

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A jeep road extends through a desert landscape towards distant mountains on the Wild West Route.

Wild West Route Demo

72/125/90 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes three routes: 72 mi section in ID/MT, 125 mi section in UT, and 90 mi section in AZ.

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An old dirt road and trail runs through a green meadow towards a coniferous forest and blue sky.

Arizona Trail Bike Demo

36.2 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the San Fransisco Peaks Passage of the AZT.

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A blue lake sits in a green meadow in front of impressive rocky mountains.

Colorado Trail Bike Demo

16.8 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes the first 16.8 mi of the Colorado Trail.

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A jeep road extends through a desert landscape towards distant mountains on the Wild West Route.

Wild West Route Demo

72/125/90 miles | FREE Demo

The free demo includes three routes: 72 mi section in ID/MT, 125 mi section in UT, and 90 mi section in AZ.

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More Free Demos for Bikepacking Trails


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Free Trail Guides

George Bass Coastal Walk

5 miles | FREE Guide

Named after maritime explorer George Bass, this is a wonderful walk along clifftops and sandy beaches.

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A view overlooks a rocky canyon filled with green trees.

Janapar Trail

171 miles | FREE Guide

The Janapar Trail is a remote hiking trail through Armenia and Artsakh that travels past mountains, valleys and canyons, and cultural and historic areas.

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A sunrise glows behind a pale rocky ridge on the Mount Whitney Trail.

Mount Whitney Trail

10.4 miles | FREE Guide

At an elevation of 14,505 feet, Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the continental US. The trail is the most popular route to the summit.

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George Bass Coastal Walk

5 miles | FREE Guide

Named after maritime explorer George Bass, this is a wonderful walk along clifftops and sandy beaches.

Read More

A view overlooks a rocky canyon filled with green trees.

Janapar Trail

171 miles | FREE Guide

The Janapar Trail is a remote hiking trail through Armenia and Artsakh that travels past mountains, valleys and canyons, and cultural and historic areas.

Read More

A sunrise glows behind a pale rocky ridge on the Mount Whitney Trail.

Mount Whitney Trail

10.4 miles | FREE Guide

At an elevation of 14,505 feet, Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the continental US. The trail is the most popular route to the summit.

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More Free Bikepacking Trail Guides – Australia Rail Trails

Lilydale-Warburton Rail Trail

Great Southern Rail Trail

Grand Ridge Rail Trail 

Bass Coast Rail Trail

Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

East Gippsland Rail Trail

High Country Rail Trail

MTM Murray to Mountain Rail Trail

MTM Beechworth to Everton

GVRT Great Victorian Rail Trail

GVRT Alexandra Spur Line

O’Keefe Rail Trail

Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail

Fernleigh Track Rail Trail

Intercity Cycleway to MONA

NE Tasmanian Rail Trail

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Coast to Vines Rail Trail

Riesling and Rattler Rail Trail


Free planning resource

Guthook’s Backpacking Food Planner

How much food do you pack for a backpacking trip? Why do you pack that much? How much SHOULD you pack?

Download Guthook’s Backpacking Meal Planning spreadsheet in Google Sheets or Apple Numbers.

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Guthook’s Backpacking Food Planner

How much food do you pack for a backpacking trip? Why do you pack that much? How much SHOULD you pack?

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