Industry News 7/18/2013

GEAR: Discover and Share Your Best Outdoor Experiences with the Free Yonder iPhone App

Discover and Share Your Best Outdoor Experiences with the Free Yonder iPhone App
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Woodstock, VT (July 18, 2013) – Many of us experience our happiest moments in the great outdoors, and sharing these experiences with others who have the same passions can be as rewarding as the adventures themselves. But rarely have mobile phones been considered a practical tool for this – until now. Meet Yonder: the new community-based iPhone app, your gateway to discovering, inspiring and sharing outdoor adventures near or far, extreme or tranquil.

Yonder is groundbreaking. It is a community developed specifically for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes to discover and share outdoor experiences from around the world. Yonder makes it easy to find great outdoor destinations, track your adventure with geo-tagged video and images, follow other users, and share experiences with the Yonder community and other social networks.

“The Yonder community, though vast in its expression of how it interacts with the natural world, is commonly linked by an appreciation – even a need – for the outdoor experience,” said Justine Riegel, Marketing Manager for Yonder. “This is the Yonder niche. The Yonder app is a way for people to discover, inspire and share their adventures with other outdoor enthusiasts without the distraction of someone’s latest latté, or baby picture. From mountain biking to a leisurely group hike, our goal is for Yonder to inspire people to get outside and have a richer, more informed experience when they do.”

Combining the convenience of mobile location-based content, with the appeal of social sharing, Yonder is a new free app for iPhone users.

Yonder user @citystrokes says, “Yonder’s greatest attribute is it having been developed specifically for the outdoors enthusiast…I am without a doubt going to incorporate the use of Yonder into my outdoor activities.”

Yonder is a way to:

Discover outdoor experiences – Yonder automatically identifies a user’s current location and displays a feed of nearby places to explore. Users can filter the feed by one of 18 different activities including Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, etc. If you’re just looking for inspiration, check out the popular feed for an endless stream of the best experiences on Yonder anywhere.

Plan future outdoor adventures – Looking for some great things to do on your upcoming trip to Colorado? Simply move the map and explore all the places and experiences. When you find something you like, simply add it to a list to save for later. Yonder makes creating an adventure itinerary just a tap away.

Connect and engage with an authentic community in real-time – Yonder connects users to a community of people with shared interests and expertise. Yonder is not just a community for the expert rock climber, or the advanced kayaker…it’s a place where users from around the world who simply share a passion for the outdoors go to find and share what inspires them.

Yonder brings you local expertise - Yonder reveals the hidden gems.  Whether a spectacular hike in your own backyard, or a scenic paddle down a winding river, Yonder maps the experiences of the great outdoors

The Yonder App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at For more information about Yonder, visit: Follow us on Facebook at: and Twitter at:

About Yonder
Brought to you by Green Mountain Digital, the same outdoor-obsessed minds who created the Orvis Fly Fishing app and the Audubon Guides series of apps, Yonder fills the social media gap for people who would rather be outside moving than inside surfing the web. As a free mobile app, Yonder allows you to instantly explore the outdoors, inspire others and share your experiences with friends and other outdoor enthusiasts. Launch Yonder and automatically see experiences near your location, or search for an area you’d like to go to and find reviews, photos, info and tips about places and activities that interest you. Connect with friends through the app to see where they’re yondering and check out photos and videos of their adventures. Like, comment, and share others’ posts, or create your own with an easy-to-use interface. Free for download in the iTunes App Store, Yonder is the perfect app for social, outdoor enthusiasts. For additional information, please visit