What app for location tracking?

My Girlfriend is going on a 585 mile/ 6 day Tour on her Bicycle starting this weekend in Canada. She will be riding around 100 miles per day and friends/family are asking how they can track her progess. We used to use Google Latitude for car pooling, but Goole discontinued it.

Are there any apps similar?

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Android Expert
Latitude functionality has been integrated into Google+. You can go into the app Settings and look at Location Settings. It's not the same, but similar.

You can also look at My Tracks, also from Google.

I like Glympse for short broadcasts of my location and tracking my progress.

Only thing is I don't know how accurate any of them will be without GPS as she will be pretty remote at times I assume. And then of course, GPS will kill the battery.

Never used this one, but I saw it When I was checking My Tracks in the Play Store for you:


Extreme Android User
I have Route Tracer but I haven’t tried it yet...

Track your route using your phone’s GPS capability - see your route map drawn while you move
- View stats while tracking (distance, speed and more)
- Save trips on your phone and manage them in an easy way.


Android Expert
I've been playing with Google+ location settings and I can't for the life of me see the ability to trace a route. It simply shows current location from what I can tell.

Whatever you choose, test it out to make sure it does everything you need it to before the trip.