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A mapping platform for your outdoor adventures

June 06, 2019 1 min read

mapping platform for outdoor activities, GIS and geospatial analysis for the outdoors



Many of the big global mapping platforms focus on the urban environment and this makes sense, urban environments are where most people are and they are growing. But what about the outdoors? This is the story of a mapping platform designed for outdoor enthusiasts. Where Google has traffic data Fatmap has ski lift data. 

Avalanche risk, snowpack information, terrain analysis and hiking travel times. This might just be the future of outdoor mapping.





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