onX Backcountry Launches Mountain Bike Mode with MTB Project Routes
October 11, 2023
Adding Leading Mountain Bike Trail Data to its Multi-Adventure App
MISSOULA, Mont., Oct 11, 2023 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – onX Backcountry, a navigation and discovery app for outdoor enthusiasts, is embracing the two-wheel community by adding a new mountain bike (MTB) Mode powered by MTB Project’s vast network of trail data.
onX Backcountry is a multi-season app that helps users find new adventures, navigate in remote places, and get home safely. Outdoor enthusiasts–like hikers, backpackers, backcountry skiers, and snowboarders–of all skill levels will find inspiration from tens of thousands of guidebook and expert-curated adventures, and 770,000+ miles of trails. App users can toggle between Trail Mode, Snow Mode, and now MTB Mode to access tools and content relevant to the adventure at hand.
At launch, onX Backcountry’s new MTB Mode features:
- 167,752 miles of mountain bike trails across North America
- The ability to sort trails by difficulty, length, elevation gain, low/high point, dog and e-bike accessibility
- Robust planning tools including immersive and customizable 3D maps, recent satellite imagery, route builder, and tracker tools
- Offline maps that allow customers to take their maps wherever they ride, even if it’s far away from cell service
- An upgraded web and mobile app experience
“The addition of a mountain biking activity builds upon onX’s all-in-one set of adventure discovery and planning tools,” said onX Backcountry GM, Will Sladek. “MTB Project is a leading mountain bike trail data source. By adding that trail data, which includes photos, trail descriptions, and other information, to onX Backcountry’s leading set of navigation tools, bikers can confidently conquer any trail.”
The MTB Mode is now available to all existing onX Backcountry users on all platforms: iOS, Android, and Webmap. Users can expect to see significant updates and extended MTB coverage in all their favorite riding areas throughout North America in the near future.
An onX Backcountry App membership starts at $29.99 annually. For more information about onX Backcountry, visit https://www.onxmaps.com/backcountry/app
About onX Backcountry
onX Backcountry empowers trailblazers and powder seekers of all levels to find new outdoor experiences and relive old favorites. Unlike other apps on the market, onX Backcountry combines industry-leading GPS tools with expert-curated adventure content. Members can enjoy access to 770,000+ trails and 30,000+ guide-book adventures. Because off-the-beaten-path experiences are at the heart of what onX does, the company also leads initiatives to protect and expand access to public land and promote stewardship opportunities. Learn more at https://www.onxmaps.com/onx-access-initiatives
About MTB Project
MTB Project is a free, community-built resource for mountain bikers built by mountain bikers. With the rollout of MTB Project trail data in onX Backcountry, mountain bikers gain an upleveling in navigation tools to aid their planning and rides. Mountain bikers can continue to use and access the MTB Project website for free as they always have.