Free route planner for hiking, cycling and alpine climbing

Plan the perfect route with just a few clicks.


What you want

Outdoor route planner for more than 30 different activities

Where you want

At home or on vacation: plan your own routes – free and worldwide

When you want

For your holiday planning or when you are already there: find the perfect route with just a few clicks

As you want

Make individual routes and find the shortest, easiest or fastest way

Free route planner for hikers and cyclists

Our free route planner is the perfect tool for planning hikes, bike rides and mountain tours. All kinds of routes for diverse outdoor activities can be planned in just a few clicks. Always get the best directions and ideal routes to reach your desired finish point with the Outdooractive route planner.

Perfect routes only a few clicks away

Route planning can be that simple: Select an activity such as hiking, cycling or mountain climbing, then choose your starting point and destination on the map. The Outdooractive route planner will automatically calculate the best directions on the track network. The result is the perfect route for your trip. If you want to pass by specific waypoints, simply drag the route over the map and the route will be adjusted immediately.

Plan your own routes for hiking trips

With our route planner you can easily plan the best hikes and explore nature on your own routes. A complete network of hiking trails makes this tool the perfect hiking route planner.

Cycle route planner for bicycle navigation

You want to make a bike ride from A to B, but you do not know the shortest route? That's no problem, because our route planner is also the perfect tool for bike navigation. S imply choose cycling, mountainbike or road bike u nder "activity", select your starting point and destination, done! The bicycle route planner automatically calculates the best route on Outdooractive's detailed cyclepath network within seconds.

Print your routes and save them on smartphones or GPS devices

After you've planned your route, you can export the route to print or save it to your smartphone or GPS navigation device. Choose between GPX or KML file formats and upload it with just one click. If you prefer to print the route on a map and take it on your bike ride or hike, then simply select PDF.

Plan routes and share them

Route planning is half the battle for a successful and enjoyable tour. But it is not only the route itself, because the journey is its own reward. Our route planner offers you numerous ways to respond accurately to these details of your route. Share your routes with the Outdooractive community, describe your routes and upload the best photos of the trip. That way you create individual tour descriptions and share your experiences with other outdoor sports enthusiasts.

First steps with the rout planner - your first tour in just a few minutes

  1. First of all choose one of more than 30 activities, e.g. hiking, mountaineering or mountainbiking.
  2. Choose the startpoint of your route by clicking on the map or inserting text.
  3. Make waypoints if you want or just click to your endpoint - the route planner will automatically estimate the best route for your activity on the right path network.
  4. Plan your individual tour and decide what kind of route you prefer - the shortest, easiest or fastets route.
  5. You can see all details from your tour: length, duration, vertical height and all kinds of ways on your tour.
  6. Print your route as PDF or load down the GPX or KML Track for your GPS tool - let´s go!
  7. Afterwards you can complete your route with helpful tips and a informative directions.
  8. For sure you did take great pictures: upload them directly to your tour!
  9. Share your tours and experiences with your friends and the community.

Tips and tricks for your route planning - what else can you do with the route planner

  • You tracked your tour with a GPS tool and like to prepare it well at home? Just import it from your tool to the computer and upload it on the route planner. Now you can improve and complete the tour.
  • Within your tour you can also do more than just one activity - e.g. hiking and biking. Just put a waypoint where you want to change the activity and select another activity for the rest of your tour.
  • Already planned your route but choosen the wrong activity? No problem, you can change the activity to every time - the route planner will automatically adapt your dates for the new activity.