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fitness & outdoors
map design

Run the Catalina Eco Marathon in 3D

This past Saturday, ambitious runners took on the Catalina Eco Marathon, a race that loops...

map design

Designing Mapbox Streets and Outdoors for mobile

We recently updated Mapbox Streets and Mapbox Outdoors, our two general use maps. While they’re...

map design

Mapbox Outdoors redesign

Last week we launched a redesign of Mapbox Outdoors, our general use map tailored for...

map design

Updated terrain in Mapbox Outdoors

This week we launched our redesigned maps and announced that our streets and terrain data...

mobile

CityMaps2Go launches offline maps

CityMaps2Go just launched their new travel and offline map guides on iOS using our mobile...

map design

Mapbox Outdoors redesign

Apps for outdoor activities should have maps designed for outdoor activities. Our completely redesigned Mapbox...

map design

Strava satellite maps

Strava athletes can now see their outdoor activities on satellite maps with beautiful, high-resolution imagery,...

map design

Strava maps for runners and cyclists

Say hello to Strava’s new maps for runners and cyclists. Strava’s mobile app and website...

data & OpenStreetMap

You may just have updated the map with your RunKeeper route

You may just have updated OpenStreetMap simply by sharing a route on RunKeeper. We’ve partnered...

data & OpenStreetMap

Speed optimizations to Terrain

Today’s update to Terrain has insane speed optimizations using Mapnik’s new geometry simplifications. The terrain...

map design

Traditional trail design with AllTrails

With more than 50,000 trails, AllTrails.com guides you to the perfect spot to hike, bike,...

developer tools

Time travel across the Iditarod with Turf

Full Screen The Iditarod is an annual sled dog race that takes place every March...

map design

Australia terrain update

Our terrain in Australia and throughout Oceania is now 200% more detailed. Uluru / Ayers...

map design

Asia terrain update

Our terrain across Asia has tripled in detail as we continue to improve our data...

satellite

Satellite map with contours

We’ve made recent updates to both our satellite base map and our terrain data. See...

January 16 2015
developer tools

Dynamic walkability estimation with Turf

Using Turf, I created an app that estimates how easy it is for residents to...

data & OpenStreetMap

What RunKeeper data tells us about travel behavior

CityLab’s article about our updated map of RunKeeper’s public routes highlighted the visible difference on...

developer tools

Superpowering Runkeeper's 1.5 million walks, runs, and bike rides

View more cities View full screen map Using the new vector rendering capabilities of Tippecanoe,...

map design

Ski maps

The Winter Wonderland style is now updated with the new terrain data released last week....

map design

Terrain in Mapbox Studio Classic

Yesterday’s huge update to Mapbox Terrain all plugs into Mapbox Studio Classic. First thing you’ll...

map design

Mapbox terrain data update

We just pushed a huge data update to Mapbox Outdoors, increasing terrain resolution across nearly...

map design

Winter wonderland

Summer is officially over and we’re ready to get outside in the upcoming season with...

map design

Explore National Parks offline with Chimani and Mapbox Outdoors

Chimani recently launched with Mapbox Outdoors to give hikers detailed trail and elevation data for...

developer tools

Discover a run with RunKeeper

We worked with RunKeeper last month to visualize 1.5 million walks, runs, and bike rides....

map design

Detailed terrain maps for athletes

Endurance athletes can now see where they’ll be hurting the most as they haul up...

map design

1.5 Million Walks, Runs, and Bike Rides

This is what 1.5 million walks, runs, and bike rides look like. The colors of...

map design

Hikable.com launches

Hikable.com just launched, giving hikers step by step trail descriptions and tools for planing trips...

map design

Temperature and terrain cartography

Our new vector tile compositing technology opens possibilities for streaming data into maps. This week...

map design

Alternative Terrain Visualization

We have been working on creating striking visualizations of terrain, including most recently, Mapbox Outdoors....

news

Running maps for RunKeeper

Today RunKeeper.com launched new maps with tens of thousands of new trails on top of...

map design

Designing a Map for the Outdoors From the Ground Up

The new Mapbox Outdoors is all about bringing the background forward. Hill shades orient runners,...

map design

Introducing Mapbox Outdoors

Mapbox Outdoors is a beautiful new map made for hiking, running, cycling, skiing, and exploring....

map design

Hyper-styled terrain

Our Vector Terrain layer is close and we’re having some fun with it in TileMill...

map design

Ski Maps

Vail, Colorado is home to the largest ski resort in the United States. Ski trails...

December 04 2013
news

Google Glass + Strava Map

We love wearables at MapBox. I have Google Glass, and almost the whole team uses...

map design

Mapping a golf course

It’s fast to add a golf course to a map by tracing satellite imagery —...

map design

Golf course maps

We’re working on a new golf course style in our vector terrain map for outdoor...

November 22 2013
news

GoPro video maps

We’ve been playing with mapping GoPro video, most recently using some of Bobby’s biking footage...

map design

Dynamic hill shading in the browser

What if the map on your iPhone was responsive, changing the shadows based on the...

map design

Designing a Vector Terrain Map for Outdoor Apps

We are starting a major update to MapBox Terrain. We are designing this specifically for...

data & OpenStreetMap

Flying the Matterhorn with Drones - Working with Sensefly's UAV Imagery

We are working with Sensefly to map the data from their latest mission on the...

news

National Park Service Launches Park Tiles

The National Park Service has a long standing cartographic tradition. With the launch of Park...

February 06 2013
news

Offline Maps With Bass Pro Shops MyGuide: Hunt

Bass Pro Shops MyGuide: Hunt just hit the iPhone App Store and quickly shot up...

September 11 2012
data & OpenStreetMap

Making Beautiful Maps With Running Data

Running maps are a fascinating corner of the mapping space. In February 2011, I worked...

map design

Terrain Layer for MapBox Streets Now Available

MapBox Streets now has a terrain map for the entire world, letting you turn any...

map design

Global Terrain Coming Soon to MapBox Streets

We are designing a new feature for MapBox Streets - terrain visualization with global coverage....

map design

New Terrain Baselayer Maps Available on MapBox

We've added eight new public baselayer maps to MapBox.com based on popular raster datasets. Our...