Welcome to the FATMAP app!
To help you get started with the FATMAP app, check out the video above or keep scrolling to read our comprehensive guide, covering everything from installing it to setting up your profile and adding your adventures!
INSTALLING THE APP
First off, let's get the FATMAP app installed and set up:
- Download the app here
- Open the app and choose to Sign Up with your email, Apple ID, Facebook or or log-in if you already have an account
- Follow the setup screens and complete your Profile with your name, bio, home location and, if relevant, select if you are a mountain sport professional or outdoor business owner (you can edit your Profile at any time, more info here)
- You can also choose to connect your Garmin or Suunto tracker if you wish (you can connect these at any time, more info here)
- Tap Done to finish the set up!
The first tab you will see when you open up the app is the Map tab.
This is our global 3D map where you can plan your own routes, or discover adventures and Guidebooks from all around the world. You can dive deep into the terrain and conditions with our incredible selection of terrain tools and overlays.
Tap the Search bar to begin searching the map for locations, peaks, routes or even other users, more info on using the Search tool here.
Tap the Route Planning button (a pen symbol) or tap and hold anywhere on the map, to begin creating your own Route.
Tap the Map Download button to download a map for use offline.
Tap the Map Tools button to access all the map layers - topo maps, terrain tools and even live snow information!
Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to discover content in that area, including Guidebooks and your own preferred activities.
You can access all these features in the menu on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.
You will also see that you can tap the Location button (a blue dot) and see your current position on the map, more info on that here.
To show a specific activity on the map, simply tap the Activity button on the top of the screen.
Selecting the Filter button allows you to narrow down your selection by difficulty, length, ascent, elevation and gradient.
DISCOVER THE COMMUNITY
The second tab is the Discover tab where the community really comes to life!
Here you will find activities by other members of the FATMAP Community, stories and videos by our athletes and ambassadors, news from FATMAP, and shortcuts to your most recent adventures.
Activity is organised vertically into different sections of content and you can scroll right within each section to see more. Simply tap on any adventure or story to reveal more.
Location - at the top of the Discover tab you'll see a location filter, simply tap on this to select any location to see the recent Adventures in that area
Activity around you/selected location - This lane will show the recent uploaded adventures by other users in the selected area
Who to follow - a recommended list of users to follow
Following - Uploaded adventures by users that you follow
Adventure inspiration - The best news and stories from pro-athletes, guides and our partners
Your Adventures - Your own routes that you have added to your account, in chronological order, the first being the most recently added to your account
News from FATMAP - The best news and stories from the world of FATMAP
RECORD YOUR ADVENTURES
The third tab is our built-in tracking tool. This allows you to track your adventures inside the FATMAP app and have them saved automatically to your account.
You can track up to 20 different activities and add photos and details. Photos that contain GPS data can also be added to your recorded track as waypoints!
COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE
The fourth tab is your Profile tab.
Here you will find all your own profile information, including your saved Guidebooks, Adventures, Routes, Waypoints and the Settings page.
Under your name and bio, you will also see how many Followers you have and how many people you follow. Simply tap on these to open up your Followers list.
In the Settings, you can manage all aspects of your account, such as editing your profile, viewing your account type, selecting your favourite activities, connecting tracking devices and finding out FAQs, feedback and T&Cs.
THE EXPLORE TAB
The fifth and final tab is the Explore tab.
The Explore tab is a section of the FATMAP mobile app dedicated to the Explore membership. The tab gives Explore members direct access to their membership privileges. It shows members their account information, including profile photo, name and membership expiry date.
Underneath this is a scrollable list of member privileges and benefits, along with regular stories, gear guides, features, and more, dedicated to inspiring users to get outdoors. Simply tap on a benefit to find out more about it and, more importantly, how to claim it!
FATMAP users that haven't signed up to Explore yet, will still be able to view the tab but won't have access to view the privileges and benefits.
Sign up to Explore today to see the Explore tab and claim your member benefits and privileges.