MTB Project is your comprehensive mountain biking guide to the trails you want to ride - with offline maps, full GPS route info, elevation profiles, interactive features, photos, and more.
Like a guidebook, we suggest the best featured rides to explore—either near your current location or in an area you search for. Local experts show you the highlights, challenging features, and insights you need to plan a great ride.
• Find more than 77,000 miles of trail to shred with your crew.
• New rides and trails are constantly added to our incredibly detailed mountain bike trail and ride database.
• Your exact location is shown on the trail.
• Downloaded trails work offline for when you’re off the grid. (No cell reception required!)
• Enjoy high-resolution photos and detailed topographical trail maps.
• We’ll sync with your to-do list and check ins on MTBProject.com.
By using GPS, we can show your location on trails and vertical profiles. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Bug fixes and maintenance updates.
Ratings and Reviews
Was great until they changed the update...
Update: the newest update has alleviated my issues below, I now use the app again for searching and planning (vs website before). Back to being a great app and easy to use for what you need. Thanks!
Do your self a favor and use the website... it’s what the app use to be. It’s so hard now in the mobile app to select the trial / ride you want. Your scroll horizontally which means you only see 1 at a time, and it never selects the most popular/common ride now (it use to). How it automatically goes to the trail main screen when you select one vs “view on map” is not as good.
Please bring back the old version, or at least bring back vertical scroll/select of the trails (when looking at a map, because realistically, I’ve never known anyone use the list/search view. I ride with 10+ people who use this)
Developer Response ,
Stay tuned, I think you’ll like the next update.
Trending in the wrong direction
Been using the app for years and it’s gone from a great tool to a not-so-useful and unreliable frustrating tool. The old UI was much more intuitive, simple, clean, and more than anything reliable. At this point with every update it’s a new set of issues. Either direction links don’t work, map manipulation doesn’t work, buttons to toggle screens don’t work, trail selection doesn’t work, search doesn’t work, etc. I understand the desire to feature bloat the app with all sorts of nifty things and having to rebuild the app in a way to allow that to happen is no easy feat...but it’s really feeling like there was a lack of QA testing or something. I mean some of the most common basic workflows such as “open app, search for trail, click on trail” do not work reliably. As the months have passed with this new version it’s becoming more and more of a thing where I end up force quitting and restarting over and over and trying to figure out how to get into the screen I want to see by some back door way and it’s super frustrating. Appreciate the work put in and for years of a super useful app/tool but it seems most of my fellow riders, even ones who never used the old version, feel this app is struggling. In an effort to add features 1% of users will even use at all the majority of the user base is frustrated and scratching their heads. The feedback is pretty clear. Hopefully the bugs can get hammered out so this thing can be enjoyed like it was previously.
Most of what makes apps like this useful is community knowledge and this app lack basic community feedback features, even though the website has the functionality. I think fixing this would increase user engagement and make the platform better for everyone.
I find MTB project has the best interface for seeing trail rating, elevation profile with steepness, and route map - better than TrailForks, OnX, or AllTrails. I do find the website has more of the features I want - comments and check-ins are easy to view and there is a “suggest and edit” button on each field. I highly recommend developers make more check-ins and comments available on the app. There are very popular trails that haven’t been updated in years and I think part of the issue is lack of ease of use to put updates in via the app.
This is a 3 star app to me - 4 if you use the website or the website functionality made it into the app, then 5 stars if more people put check ins/comments and/or the developer took a page from TrailForks and made more filters possible - like popularity, dog friendly, winter, etc. I still use other apps for planning or searching but 99% of the time this is my go-to app for use while hiking/riding because the elevation profile, current progress, and map are all so clear and can be pinned so you don’t lose it.
Developer Response ,
I'm sorry to hear you've had negative experiences with the content. When you encounter loops that are mapped in the "less fun" direction, you can suggest trail updates (from the website). Remember - our content is created by our community and we rely heavily on the community to keep the quality high.
We have added (reading) comments in the mobile app. You will only see comments for trails that have them, though. Integrating with Garmin sounds useful, we will have to take a look. Thanks for the tips!
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- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
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- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
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- This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
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