New to FATMAP? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our step-by-step guide on getting started!
1. First things first - download the FATMAP app, available on both iOS and Android
2. Once downloaded, register a new account
- You can also do this on the FATMAP website
3. Now make your Profile stand out and add your name, photo, bio and website
- Having an up-to-date profile also makes it easier for your friends to find you and for people to see the awesome routes you've published!
- How to edit your profile
4. Play around with the app and get used to the layout of the Map, Tracking, Activity and Profile tabs and the different terrain tools and overlays
5. Next up, either record an adventure with our built-in tracking, or connect a tracker and add some of your recent adventures automatically to your profile
- How to record your adventures with FATMAP: How can I track my adventures?
- Or connect a tracker:
6. View a fly-through of your tracks! Simply select one of your adventures and hit the plane icon to see a glorious fly-through on our high-resolution 3D map
7. Now you've added some activities, take it to the next level and upload a Route
- Routes are more than just tracked adventures - they have much more detail, descriptions, photos and information on them - check this one out as an example
- You can choose to publish Routes publicly to the map for every other FATMAP user to see
- How to add a Route to FATMAP
8. Share your adventures with the world!
- The great thing about adding your routes and adventures to your profile, is you can now easily grab the link to share it. Even better? The link will generate a preview showing your route on the map, along with the stats and activity type!
9. Immerse yourself in the map with 3D view
- Feel like seeing the exact view from a specific location on the map? Simply drop a waypoint and tap 3D View!
10. Download an offline map
- Offline maps are a great way to not only save battery when you're out in the mountains, but most importantly it means you'll have access to the map, your routes and your waypoints without needing cell signal
- How to download offline maps
- Offline maps are just one feature that come with our Explore membership, you try it for free for 7 days