Tim Howell is a mountaineer and professional BASE jumper, pioneering many first jumps all around the world. We talked to him about his latest film, First BASE, and how he utilises digital tools to his advantage in the world of extreme gravity sports.Read More
Reducing your emissions-footprint to act on climate change can seem difficult, even impossible if you rely on your car to get to work, but small actions lead to big changes. We’re here to help you weigh up your options and make informed decisions where possible.
In this blog post we focus on Commuting, its impact on the planet and what you can do to make a difference.Read More
Searching for deep powder, heading out on your annual ski-trip, or planning a ski-tour - it’s great to be able to know where the snow is, how much there is right now and how much is due to fall.
With our three Snow Layers you can do exactly this! Snow Depth, Fresh Snow and Snow Forecast give you all the information you need to not only plan your trip but also be able to make important decisions on equipment and safety.Read More
A huge section of our community are outdoor experts, mountain guides and educators. These are the people we rely on to ensure the rest of us not only have a good time out there, but a safe one too.
If you’re a guide or mountain leader, there are a number of features on FATMAP that will be particularly useful to you when it comes to planning and sharing your trips.Read More
We’re stoked to announce the launch of our new adventure membership – FATMAP Explore!
The world is waiting to be discovered and at FATMAP we're committed to helping you get out there. FATMAP Explore gives you everything you need for wherever adventure takes you.Read More
In the hustle-and-bustle of a busy city, especially when you’re a newcomer, it can be difficult to find uninterrupted off-road trails away from the noise and pollution of the traffic and the annoyance of having to constantly stop to cross the road.Read More
The Berner Haute Route is probably the best ski tour you’ve never heard of.
This multi-day tour takes in big mountain scenery and glaciated terrain, checks off a number of peaks and includes some great huts to stay at.
Winter has finally hit the Alps so it’s time to get out there and ride!
In this episode of How To XV, Xavier De Le Rue shares his tips for snowboarding in trees and shows you how it can help develop fast reactions and improve your technique for bigger adventures.Read More
We need to be prepared for these dangers in the best possible way, both by planning before-hand and practicing the necessary steps to deal with the situation, should it arise.
In this week’s episode of ‘How To: XV’, snowboarder Xavier de le Rue covers this important topic and takes you step by step through the process of an avalanche rescue.Read More
The speed at which the map renders is hugely important and is something you, our community, have been asking us to improve.
So we are super excited to announce that FATMAP now renders 10x faster than before!Read More
We catch up with Mike Austin, one of AvalancheGeek’s lead educators, to understand how he plans for a day in the mountains.Read More
Every sport has its key techniques that, once achieved, will improve your ability, grow your confidence and maximise your fun.
In the latest episode of ‘How To: XV’, Xavier de le Rue will show you how to master snowboarding's own essential technique - the toe edge turn.
With winter just around the corner, we’re excited to release news about one of our biggest updates yet.
To help anyone visiting the Alps find the best adventures, this season will see us release the world’s first winter map of the entire alps…Read More
In this season’s third episode of ‘How To: XV’, snowboarder Xavier de le Rue explains how he makes his videos, including the gear he uses and his recommendations for the best filming angles.Read More
At FATMAP, not only can you use our tools to plan and create adventures, but we also want to provide you with everything necessary to share them as well.Read More
We all love those incredible photos of mountain landscapes, but what does it take to capture them? We talk with adventure photographer Ben Tibbetts on how he finds the best locations to take his best photos.Read More
The best adventures usually involve a tent but have you ever been camping in the snow before? It might seem a little crazy but it's very possible to make your tent a happy, warm home. Xavier De Le Rue takes us through the whole process of planning your camping expeditions this winter.Read More
Other than all the planning, getting your body mountain fit before heading out offers massive advantages when you’re exploring. Xavier De Le Rue gives us his four top tips because, you know, those summit views won’t catch themselves.Read More
FATMAP’s terrain layer and zone overlays show you everything from gradient and distance to avalanche risk areas and flats.Read More