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Gravel route planning is better than ever with a series of routing improvements
July 31, 2023
You want to spend more time riding and less time meticulously crafting a route that’s designed for the nuances of gravel – we get it. As gravel opportunities differ so wildly from area to area, we’ve made comprehensive improvements specifically to komoot’s gravel routing so you can plan the best rides more easily.
What does this look like? We know that the best adventure isn’t always the most direct, that’s why our new gravel router gives …
Enjoy a leveled-up route planning experience with a whole series of map improvements
July 31, 2023
You can now enjoy a host of improvements in the route planner (and across komoot’s maps), which make it easier to use, even better to look at, and level up your route planning experience. Some improvements apply to sport-specific maps, while others apply to every sport type, improving overall usability. You can explore the map to see them all, but here are our favorites.
A zoomed-out view shows more major roads to better understand the map. …
Pick your starting point and discover the best Tours that begin right there
May 23, 2023
Want to start a Tour from a favorite cafe, a beachside car park or the campsite you’re staying at? When you use the new Discover map interface, you can select the exact point on the map where you want to begin, and use it to search for the best Tours that begin at that point. This feature automatically adapts great Tours in the area to start where you want them to.
You can also type in your start point, like the name of your accommodation or a …
See Tours on the map interface, so you can immediately compare and choose the route for you
May 23, 2023
When you search for Tours via the Discover tool, you can now see all the Tours in the area on a new map interface. Looking for hikes near your home? Type in the name of your town and the map will display the best hikes in your area. The Tourlines have different colors so it’s easy to see their individual routes even if they overlap.
You can change the sport type using the sport menu to see different types of bike Tours, go for a hike or opt for …
Got a Highlight you want to see? Now you can search for Tours that include specific Highlights
May 23, 2023
The great outdoors is filled with amazing things: iconic rocks, far-reaching views, switchback passes, and ancient bridges. The komoot map is peppered with Highlights, community-created spots that are so wonderful, everyone should get a chance to see them.
On the new Discover map interface, you can now select a Highlight that you want to head to, and see the best Tours that include it. Make sure you first select the appropriate sport type, as …
Get a Tour on your Garmin® faster and easier than ever with our new Send to Device feature
April 11, 2023
With the new Send to Device button, you can send a Tour straight to the front of your Garmin, thanks to the komoot app on Garmin, available through Connect IQ™. This means you don’t need to scroll through the planned Tours on your Garmin device – the Tour you want will pop straight up whether you plotted it today or two months ago.
That’s not all, if you have a Garmin smartwatch with komoot on Connect IQ and are using komoot’s navigation mode, …
Going in the wrong direction? On Android, you’ll now be alerted and given the option to reverse your Tour
December 22, 2022
When you plan or import a circular Tour, the route will either run clockwise or counterclockwise. That means it can be easy to set off in the wrong direction for your Tour. To solve this, we’ve updated our direction detection so no matter what shape route you’re embarking on, you’ll now be notified the moment you start going in the wrong direction.
When the app detects you’re going the opposite way, it’ll ask you if you want to reverse the …
Improved turn-by-turn directions means navigation on Android is clear even with more complicated routes
December 22, 2022
When you plan routes that resemble spaghetti, detour off the trail to visit a cake shop, or head along the same road twice in different directions, navigation can get a little tricky. We’ve been busy learning from these complications and have improved our turn-by-turn directions, so Tours on Android mobile devices should lead you where you want to go even if you’ve plotted a loop-the-loop.
Better-than-ever resolution makes Tour lines more accurate on planned Tours
November 21, 2022
With improved Tour line resolution, now you can see even the smaller twists and turns in your planned route. You’ll get a better overall impression of the bends in a trail while you navigate with komoot or non-Garmin partner devices, and the awesome knock-on effect is that both the tour length estimation and the elevation profile are more accurate now too.
Komoot is now available on all new Garmin devices — and the app comes with a beautiful new navigation mode
October 28, 2022
To make your experience of navigating Tours on your Garmin device even more seamless, we’ve made some significant improvements to the app! Firstly, we’ve implemented a brand-new komoot-specific navigation interface that let’s you better track your adventures on your Garmin. From now on, simply select komoot as your preferred navigation mode the next time you start a Tour on your watch, and enjoy turn-by-turn navigation arrows, a clearer …
Introducing 3D maps, komoot Premium’s newest feature
October 25, 2022
Feel like you’re out there, just by looking at the map — with 3D maps. Now available as part of komoot Premium — and usable on komoot.com — 3D maps let you immerse yourself in the landscape virtually and feel like you’re already out there. Showing a true-to-life overview of beautiful landscapes worldwide, they allow for more accurate route planning, and next-level inspiration for your adventures in the mountains. …
Stay safe on the trail - with brand new Highlight and Tour warnings
September 26, 2022
So you always know ahead of time if a Tour or Highlight includes any dangerous sections, we’ve added brand new warnings to our Android and iOS app and to komoot.com. Planning a hike along a knife-edged arete or set to ride down a route-ridden trail suitable for experienced mountain bikers only? Komoot will let you know when advanced experience or equipment may be required on a route — so you can focus on confidently exploring the great outdoors. …