Sean Marble is a 2022 CalTopo Adventure Grant recipient. Along with three partners, he attempted to climb the North Ridge of Mount Hayes in Alaska and then packraft out the Little Delta River. Below is his trip report- enjoy! The north ridge of Mt Hayes (13,832’) is a quintessential Alaskan backcountry mountain climb. It has […]
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We are committed to continuing to grow our team and first responder functionality. Read on to hear from CalTopo founder Matt Jacobs about where team accounts are headed next. The ground had been bare dirt just two weeks earlier, but by Dec 23, Tahoe was entrained in a series of winter storms. Fluctuating snow levels […]
CalTopo Teams allows organizations to connect all their members in a single platform, promoting the seamless sharing of information. As CalTopo team accounts have been increasingly adopted by a wide variety of organizations (including search and rescue, wildland fire, SWAT teams, public land management groups, and guiding companies), we have seen a greater need for […]
Rain Felkl is a 2022 CalTopo Adventure Grant recipient. Along with three partners, she attempted to ski traverse the Lyngen Alps in Norway in late April. They also identified possible side trips for additional ski descents along the way. Below is her trip report- enjoy! Our team of 4 – Clay James, Lisa LaCampange, Freddy […]
As high resolution elevation data becomes increasingly available through the USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), we regularly make updates to our elevation dataset so that it reflects the best data out there. We recently added high resolution elevation data for some new areas that we are pretty excited to show off. No matter how many […]
Update 5/6: Wow! We are blown away by all the interest in the position. We are moving forward with an awesome group of candidates and aren’t going to be accepting more applications at this point- thanks for all the interest and support! Caltopo is hiring again! We are looking for a new customer support specialist […]
You can now record permanent live tracks for inReach, APRS, ADS-B aircraft, and custom integrations directly to your CalTopo map! One of the most powerful features of CalTopo is the ability to share and track location alongside all your other mapping data. Previously you could only display the most recent location updates along with a […]
We were blown away by the creativity, passion and love for adventure and exploration conveyed by everyone who applied for the CalTopo Adventure Grant. After carefully reviewing all applications, we are proud to announce the 2022 CalTopo Adventure Grant recipients: Sean Marble: climb the North Ridge of Mt Hayes (13,832′) and packraft out the Little […]
This is the final post in a 5-part series covering our favorite CalTopo layers and tools for planning winter backcountry travel. If you haven’t checked out the other posts in the series yet, you can access them all here. Using the Mobile App in the Backcountry So you’ve done the work. You learned about the […]
This is a 5-part weekly series covering our favorite CalTopo layers and tools for planning winter backcountry travel. Each week we will dive into a different stage in the process, from learning about the terrain to actually heading out into the backcountry with the mobile app. We will largely be focusing on the web app […]