Download Your Walking Maps
2021 Route Maps
Here you can download gpx walking maps, view all maps on Google or download A4 versions of the maps in your Event Passport to print.
If you would like to track your walk using the maps and gps on your phone, you will need to download an app that can import gpx files.
There are free apps for use on iPhone and Android phones.
- Download a GPS tracking app. There are free and paid apps available. The free apps are adequate for the Aussie Peace Walk. We suggest myTracks from the AppStore for iPhone and OsmAnd from the Google Play for Android phones.
- Download the gpx file that contains all the routes for the 2021 Aussie Peace Walk. This is a zipped file, you will need to click it to unzip it.
- Locate the downloaded file on your phone. (Mine goes to the ‘downloads’ folder on iCloud) and open it in myTracks, OsmAnd or any other mapping tracker application you are using.
Below is an example of the steps to use myTracks on iPhone.
Like to see where you are walking?
Click the map above. On the resulting page, you will see all routes for the 2021 Aussie Peace Walk. Try turning off all the routes you aren’t interested in so you can see the detailed route of each walk.
The map also shows where each Rotary checkpoint is located.
Prefer a printed map?
All routes will be clearly marked and you will have an event passport to get stamped at each checkpoint. Your event passport has small versions of each map in it.
If you prefer a larger paper map, you can download a pdf of the maps for all routes and print the ones you want to carry on the day.
1. Download the app (This example is myTracks from the AppStore for iPhone)
3. Choose the myTracks app, this will force the app to import the file.
4. Select the folder icon on the bottom. This is where your imported maps are stored.
5. Choose which route you wish to follow.
6. Click the arrow to turn on GPS location and you will see where you are on the route at all times.
For Android users
Download the free OsmAnd (or similar app) from the Play Store.
Download the GPX file to your phone or download it on a laptop computer and email it to yourself.
Press and hold the GPX file attachment, let go and it will prompt you to open the file in OsmAnd.
If you have more than one track loaded, you can turn them on or off by pressing the button on the bottom left-hand corner of the screen, choosing ‘configure map’, then ‘gpx track’.
When OsmAnd prompts you to download offline maps make sure you use WIFI (not mobile data) and have 600MB free on your phone, it downloads both Australia and Oceania. You don’t really need them, but it enables the app to work in areas that have no internet connectivity and will be cheaper in the long run for data downloads.
This app also doubles as a sophisticated voice-enabled GPS Navigator; there are other apps that will take gpx files but this one is pretty good.
This app is also available for iPhone, but be mindful that there are several in-app purchase options on both platforms.
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Joining or aligning your organisation with your local Rotary Club can help you build new friendships and business networks. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with teams to improve the lives of others both within your community, and around the world.
And, you’ll make a world of friendships and have a lot of fun along the way.
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