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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 years I've takenRead 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 mountain biker atRead 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 way north eastRead 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, and climbed aRead 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 from. What timeRead 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 his message below:Read More

Satmap Video Competition

We are looking for some great video content to upload to our website, and would really appreciate some help from our customers. Please send us your videos of you using your Active12, and the best one will win you your choice of the prizes belowRead More
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New Zealand: 3000km, on a mountain bike.

Tour Aotearoa 2016 (Tour website) Continuing our series of ordinary folk doing extra-ordinary things; Justin Dempsey is taking on the mighty Tour Aotearoa. A mere (!) 100km a day on a mountain bike for a full 30 days: New Zealand tip-to-toe. Here's his story:  Read More
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Anglesey Coast Path

Recently, long time customer Bob Dennis walked the Anglesey Coast Path, assisted of course by his Satmap GPS and Wales coast path map card. please read about his trip below and see some of the wonderful photo's he managed to take. ANGLESEY COAST PATH  Read More