Our platform is free to use for as long as you want with additional features available as part of a yearly subscription
Free and discounted accounts are available for first response use, and for guides and some outdoor professionals. Head here for more information or to apply for an account.
CalTopo includes a huge number of features for free on both the website and in the CalTopo mobile app. However the following outlines the differences in paid accounts. CalTopo offers a 1 year no questions asked refund policy if you are not satisfied with your subscription.
|Class-Leading Maps And Tools|
|Create, collaborate and print on the website, and track your location in the app. Access to most map layers and much of the site's functionality.|
|All users have access to an unlimited number of public shared maps, upgrade for the ability to control sharing with URL, secret and completely private maps|
|Offline Maps (In App)|
|Subscribers have access to downloading base layer maps within app for use offline. Layers available for offline include:
|Premium layers are available with internet connectivity on both web and in mobile app unless noted. Layers include:
|Advanced Planning Tools|
|CalTopo offers a number of advanced travel planning tools.
|The CalTopo Desktop application is a standalone mac or PC application that allows you to run a full featured version of CalTopo on your computer with no internet service. Requires downloading tiles in advance to that computer. Use of the desktop application requires an active subscription.|
|GIS Tools include loading CalTopo maps in outside tools, or custom maps from outside tools.|
|Printing||8.5x11 up to 200dpi||36x48 up to 400dpi||48x96|
|Printing includes PDF and JPG creation for print or digital distribution, pro and desktop users also include higher resolution creation, up to 36x48 inches, larger than that is limited to 200dpi due to file size and proccessing constraints.|
Most map layers are available while online for all users (including free users), but in order to download maps and go off the grid you are required to have a subscription. CalTopo offers subscribers nearly unlimited downloads.
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