The Ultimate Climbing Navigation App

Powered by Mountain Project

Discover and navigate to crags, boulders, and alpine objectives with confidence using onX Backcountry, crafted for the trailblazers and powered by the extensive community beta of Mountain Project.

Limited time 70% off your first year for Mountain Project users

Only $29.99 $9.00 for your first year

Climb Mode

Access detailed climbing routes and essential information for your ascents.
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Memberships

  • Free: Topo, Satellite, Hybrid Map Layers, and Pinpoint Weather
  • Premium: Full Offline Access, Guidebook-Quality Data, Route Building Tools, and Tracking
  • Elite: Private Lands Layer with Full Offline Access, Guidebook-Quality Data, Route Building Tools, and Tracking
Free
Topo, Satellite, Hybrid Map Layers, and Pinpoint Weather
$0.00
Try 7-day Premium Trial
Discount does not apply
Premium
Full Offline Access to all Map Layers, Data, Route Building Tools, and Tracking.
$29.99 $9.00/first year
$0.83/mo billed annually then $29.99/yr
Elite
Private Lands Layer, with Full Offline Access, Guidebook-Quality Data, Route Building Tools, and Tracking.
$99.99 $30.00/first year
$2.75/mo billed annually then $99.99/yr

We Have A Mode For That

The onX Backcountry App is the ultimate tool for your next adventure. No matter how you’re exploring the outdoors — whether it’s skiing down a snowy mountain this spring, escaping to the desert for some early season mountain biking, itching for the rock to dry out and go climbing, or planning a summer backpacking trip — use onX Backcountry to find routes, navigate terrain, save maps, find public land, and access thousands of recreation points all year long.

Hiking


onX Backcountry features an extensive database of hiking trails, offering users access to detailed information on trail lengths, difficulty levels, and elevation profiles. The app provides real-time GPS tracking and offline maps, ensuring hikers can navigate with confidence and always know exactly where they are on the map, even in areas without cell service. onX Backcountry helps adventurers discover new trails and plan their hiking adventures with a comprehensive understanding of what to expect on their journey.

Backcountry Skiing

The Snow Mode feature in onX Backcountry is specifically designed for backcountry skiing enthusiasts, providing critical information such as slope angles, avalanche forecasts, and guidebook quality backcountry routes. It enables skiers to assess the safety and suitability of ski routes with precision, thanks to real-time GPS tracking and offline map access for navigation in remote areas. This mode enhances the skiing experience by offering insights into terrain features, helping skiers make informed decisions for a safe and enjoyable adventure in the snow.

Mountain Biking

onX Backcountry’s dedicated section for mountain bike trails delivers a comprehensive guide to biking paths, featuring detailed descriptions of trail lengths, difficulty ratings, and elevation changes. It equips riders with GPS tracking capabilities and offline maps, ensuring seamless navigation through diverse terrains, from serene forest paths to challenging mountain trails. The app also incorporates MTB Project data, including reviews and photos, allowing bikers to explore and select trails that best match their skill level and adventure spirit, making it an essential tool for planning exhilarating mountain biking experiences.

Rock Climbing

onX Backcountry integrates Mountain Project data and offers an in-depth look at climbing routes with detailed information on location, difficulty, and type of climb (e.g., bouldering, sport, or traditional). The app provides climbers with offline access to maps and GPS tracking, ensuring they can find their way to the crag or boulder, even in remote areas without cell reception. Additionally, it integrates user reviews and photos, allowing climbers to gauge the quality and current conditions of routes, making onX Backcountry an invaluable tool for planning and executing climbing adventures safely and efficiently.

What the Community is Saying

Overall Rating 4.7 / 5 (1,800 Ratings)

Easy and invaluable tool for trip planning

Absolutely love the super easy interface and tools available for planning a trip into the backcountry. Highly recommend.

Absolutely love the super easy interface and tools available for planning a trip into the backcountry. Highly recommend.

This app saved my toes!

Tried this out when backpacking Big Bend for the first time. Ended up getting snowed into a mountaintop campsite with a historic amount of snow. This app gave us the confidence we were going the right way to return to th⁠…

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Tried this out when backpacking Big Bend for the first time. Ended up getting snowed into a mountaintop campsite with a historic amount of snow. This app gave us the confidence we were going the right way to return to the base when we couldn’t see any trail or tracks at all and needed to get down in time to prevent frostbite. The tracking works remarkably well and the UI is fairly intuitive. Also seeing the difficulty gradient along the trails is very useful for planning and decision making. My only suggestion would be to make it easier to access and view stats on previously tracked hikes. The only way I could find to access

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Incredible app that allows me to explore with more information at my fingertips . Weather and offline maps assist me with planning safely and insuring our adventures go as planned. Tracking allows me to revisit our favor⁠…

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Incredible app that allows me to explore with more information at my fingertips . Weather and offline maps assist me with planning safely and insuring our adventures go as planned. Tracking allows me to revisit our favorite hikes and to show others some of our amazing finds outdoors.

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How will the integration benefit climbers?

Integrating Mountain Project’s extensive climbing data with onX Backcountry will offer climbers a comprehensive solution for planning their ascents. The onX Backcountry app boasts advanced features that complement and enhance the data from Mountain Project beta.

What features from Mountain Project will be available in onX Backcountry?

Climbers using onX Backcountry will have access to Mountain Project’s vast database, including detailed area and route descriptions, user-contributed photos, star and grade ratings, comments, and approach trails, all aimed at providing a full spectrum of climbing information.

What if I only want to use Mountain Project content without onX Backcountry?

The content from Mountain Project will still be available on its website and app, allowing climbers to use whichever platform suits their adventure planning needs.

Is my existing Mountain Project account linked to onX Backcountry?

Mountain Project accounts are not automatically linked to onX Backcountry. Climbers who want to take advantage of the full range of features offered by the integration will need to sign up for an onX Backcountry account.

Does onX Backcountry support other trail sports?

Yes! onX Backcountry is a versatile outdoor navigation app, complete with features that cater to various outdoor activities, including Mountain Biking, hiking, climbing and backcountry skiing.

Is Mountain Project data available on both the web and mobile platforms of onX Backcountry?

Yes, Mountain Project data has been seamlessly integrated into the onX Backcountry app and is accessible across web, iOS, and Android platforms, ensuring climbers have reliable data wherever they plan their ascents.

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Before your next climb, use onX Backcountry to help plan your next adventure

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