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Lynne’s Ride for Parkinson’s

I’m sure you will be pleased to know that on Saturday the 4th June I completed my challenge of the London Nightrider 2016 100km cycle event.  Although it was tough at times (and I couldn’t sit down for 24 hours afterwards without   +Read more


Andrew Richmond – Taking The Challenge

Please read the below article from Andrew Richmond, who is completing nine 26+ mile walking challenges for Macmillan Cancer Support: For many years I have enjoyed walking, hills, mountains, canals old railway walks, you name it I’ll walk it. Over the last 14   +Read more


Life-saving mission for MTB rider by Kinder MRT:

Sunday 17 May 2015 and the end of a successful day’s training exercise was drawing to a close for Kinder Mountain Rescue Team; the team had gathered around the Land Rover to debrief, when a call came in from NW Ambulance service…injured   +Read more


My Epic Journey – Jonathan Halstead

Malaga to Santiago –  Back in 2013 I cycled around Spain’s spectacular mountain ranges and coastal trails, covering 2,800km, mostly off-road, on a mountain bike pulling a trailer with my kit inside. I started in Malaga in spring, and I worked my   +Read more


Tour Aotearoa 2016 – Finished!

I completed the 3010km course of the Tour Aotearoa in 14 days 22hrs and 50 minutes. The total distance covered was 3126km – 2944km cycled and 182km by ferry, jet boat and packet steamer. I averaged 197km per day on the bike,   +Read more

Jo walks with her team and members of the public from Hull to Laxton.

Sport Relief 2016

  When Satmap was asked to assist with comedian Jo Brand’s epic “Hell of a Walk” for Sport Relief, we were only too happy to help. Jo walked an amazing 135 miles from the Humber Bridge to Liverpool, aided on her way by the   +Read more


Tour Aotearoa 2016

Finally, after months of planning and training, the Tour Aotearoa 2016 starts this weekend. Physically, I feel in good shape, and I have confidence in my gear. I am nervous about the logistics. Where to camp. Where is my fresh water coming   +Read more


Satmap in the Bolivian Amazon

Satmap in the Bolivian Amazon –  In November 2015 Satmap provided TV safety expert Nick Parks with two Active 12 GPS devices for an expedition into the remote region of the Beni river deep in the Bolivian Amazon. The aim of the   +Read more

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The Mountain Rescue Spine Challenger

  Continuing our series of ordinary folk doing extra-ordinary things; Tim Budd has just completed the Mountain Rescue Spine Challenger. Tim is a member of the Glossop Mountain Rescue Team and was helped on his way by the Satmap Active12, please read   +Read more

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