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What is Satmap Xpedition

Satmap Xpedition is an online mapping tool for planning and creating routes on detailed worldwide topographical mapping. The benefit of a computer based planner is the ability to create routes on a large screen with increased functionality and visibility. Routes can be saved online andRead More

Adventure Map & Ordnance Survey Comparison

To clear up confusion on the differences between Ordnance Survey and the Adventure Map, we thought a visual aid would be the best way, here's our sample comparison: These samples were produced on Satmap Xpedition - our route planning and sharing website. You can viewRead More

Mouth to Mouth Challenge

Bear, ein früherer Soldat, wanderte 32 Meilen in 12 Stunden von Exmouth bis Charmouth. Das Active 12 nutzte er dabei nicht nur zur Planung der Route, sondern auch, um seinem Team im Notfall seine Position mitzuteilen. Bear sammelte damit Spenden für die Organisation KartForce, dieRead More

Mouth to Mouth Challenge

Bear, a former soldier, recently walked 32 miles over 12 hours from Exmouth to Charmouth using an Active 12 for route planning and to provide his team with an OS grid reference, in case he fell into trouble. This walk was to raise money (£1,095Read More

Active 12 for Cyclists

Many road cyclists and mountain bikers rely on a Satmap GPS to guide them on their adventures, whether you occasionally cycle or are a keen rider you can benefit from taking your Active 12 with you. The large high resolution Active 12 screen, combined withRead More

Satmap Active 12 – Tour De Force Cycling Event 2014

Satmap's Managing Director, Howard Dyson, successfully completed the Tour De Force route with his Active 12 leading the way. The task was to ride every stage of the 2014 Tour de France – just one week ahead of the Pros; all 2,250 miles and 160,00Read More

Satmap Releases New Adventure Map Cards

We have been working hard to produce as many new Satmap Adventure Maps as possible, allowing you to explore further than ever before. We have eight new map cards available, which are: Canary Islands Channel Islands Cyprus Iceland Malta Peru (Inca Trail) Ireland (ROI &Read More

Satmap Continues to Support Mountain Rescue

Active 12 donated for Rescue Team raffle prize Edale MRT held a raffle at the Cliffhanger Outdoor Show with the lucky winner receiving an Active 12 GB Edition. Edale MRT is one of the busiest teams in the country and relies entirely on donations toRead More

Satmap Launch Adventure Mapping

Ideal for all outdoor adventures We have joined forces with the creators of OpenCycleMap to produce a customised mapping layer designed specifically for Satmap GPS devices. This new mapping layer is exclusive to Satmap, featuring main street names, walking and cycling routes, contours and muchRead More

Satmap Knowledge Centre

Everything you need to know about our products and services We have a vast knowledge that we'd like to share with all Satmap users. This includes information about which type of mapping is most suitable for your needs, how to get the best out ofRead More