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Active 20 Press Release

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***   Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device. 16:00 GMT, Monday, 1st May, 2017 Leatherhead, Surrey, UK – Satmap Systems Ltd, a majority owned subsidiary of Bollin Group Ltd, today announced the launch of the Satmap Active 20 SportsRead More

New Active 20 Coming Soon!!!

About Active 20 The Active 20 is purpose built for the great outdoors, Offering unrivalled IP68 waterproofng, IK7 shock-proofng, very long battery life and dual touchscreen/button control. Maps are supplied on microSD cards that simply plug straight into the device, offering vast map coverage in a handyRead More

GMRT Spine Race Challenge 2017

2017 is a significant year for Glossop Mountain Rescue. It marks our 60th anniversary, from humble beginnings to the Team it is today. This year is the second time the Mountain Rescue Spine Challenger event has been put on. A non-stop 108 Mile race fromRead 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 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

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