The hiking application and data fields support you in improving your hiking performance by tracking the most important parameters like distance, speed, pace, etc. with high sensitivity GPS. Additionally ANT+™ compatible sensors for heart rate, foot pod and temperature monitoring are supported for a finely-tuned analysis of your hike1). All applications and data fields can be fully configured by the user in many different ways.
The Hiking App Professional, running on all Connect IQ™ compatible Garmin wearables are standalone applications which can be used fully independent of the Garmin native apps.
The HikingDF7 data fields, running on all Garmin wearables with Connect IQ™ 2 and higher, can be integrated into any of the Garmin native apps. They are optimized for all different wearables for showing a huge amount of information with best possible font size.
Further information regarding requirements, installation, getting started, supported data fields and features as well as frequently asked questions can be found by clicking at the book icon on the left side.
SPECIAL OFFER (until end of March 2020)
Please support our Garmin Connect IQ™ activities to contineously improve the stability and performance and to implement new features. For 15 Euro ONCE you get a lifetime license (even if you change your Garmin device) consisting of:
After successful donation the activation information is immediately sent to the mail address used in PAYPAL (as PDF in the attachment). If this does not happen, please check your JUNK/SPAM folder.
If they are not there as well, please click here for further support.
For 6 Euro ONCE you get a lifetime license (even if you change your Garmin device) for:
For information about the running data fields, please click here.
|Feature||FREE Version||PREMIUM Version|
|Supported Garmin devices||57||57|
|Different data pages||9||10|
|Different data fields||19||37|
|User configuration options via PC, MAC or mobile phone||9||> 30|
|Power mode configurations||1||4|
|LAP features for devices with CIQ 2 and higher||NO||YES|
|Key lock feature||YES||YES|
|Support of hiking activity profile||YES||YES|
|Support of mountaineering activity profile||YES||YES|
|Support of snow shoeing activity profile (for devices with CIQ 3.0.10 and higher)||YES||YES|
|Support of walking activity profile||YES||YES|
Map support (only for devices with CIQ 2 or higher)
COMING SOON: Navigation support for devices with CIQ 2 or higher together with dynamicWatch
|Altitude history graph (with current/min/max altitude info)||NO||YES|
|Auto session start/stop feature (= auto pause feature)||YES||YES|
|Auto scroll feature (cycles through the pages during workout)||YES||YES|
|Workout summary (for devices with CIQ 2 and higher)||YES||YES|
|New features and performance improvements||RARELY||YES|
New Hiking App Professional V3.4.0 available with following features:
The Hiking App Professional already contains all above mentioned features in the PREMIUM version. You can download the latest version from the Garmin App Store via the button below. By default the FREE version is active. For all who donated already for the EARLY BIRD PACKAGE or for this specific application, please activate the PREMIUM version by entering the received key in the configurations. If you do not received the key though you donated already, please request the key by writing us a mail.