Category: Newsletter

Satmap visits Killarney Mountain Festival

    Visiting Killarney brought me back to our Satmap roots – “Dare to Explore”, getting out there, finding new people and new places. Killarney is definitely a place to have on your bucket list if you like visiting beautiful places. Straightforward to get to,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 way north eastRead 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

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

Skiff Around Scotland

Frazer Macdonald Hay and Ian Baird from North Berwick Rowing Club, part of the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association (SCRA), plan to row around the Scottish coast. Accompanying Frazer and Ian will be with an ever changing 5 person rowing crew of 4 rowers and 1Read More

Chrome & Silverlight

We have become aware of an issue with the latest version of Google Chrome where the Silverlight plug-in has failed to work when using Xpedition. We have identified this issue being due to Google disabling the Netscape Plug-in API (NPAPI) and related plug-ins: Java, UnityRead More

Extraordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

Recently, Winter Mountain Leader Sean McGachie led 8 Toyota GB directors on a charity challenge to climb the 4 peaks in 48 hours. Please read below to hear from Sean about the challenge. Hello my name is Sean McGachie; I am a qualified Winter MountainRead More

400 Miles North

We have recently been contacted by writer Hannah Stuart-Leach to help her with her charity challenge "400 Miles North" and were happy to oblige. Please read below to find out from Hannah about her plans. "As a writer for inflight magazines, I spend a fairRead More

LDWA Red Rose 100

The LDWA Red Rose 100 Challenge is taking place in Lancashire  on Saturday May 23rd until Monday May 25th 2015, and we have released our new LDWA map card to help you navigate the course. For  more information on the event, please click here to go toRead More