Strava aquires FATMAP mountain adventure mapping platform

3D mapping technology will be enabled in all Strava services giving its subscribers the 'full FATMAP offering'

Images shows FATMAP platform with Strava
(Image credit: Strava)

Strava has announced its acquisition of FATMAP, a 3D mapping app it describes as for "discovering, planning, navigating and memorializing outdoor adventures."

FATMAP, which Strava subscribers will now have full access to, includes terrain overlays that better detail a route’s topography, with the 3D mapping technology now enabled in all of Strava’s services. It says it will help users “to holistically discover and plan an outdoor experience with curated local guides, points of interest and safety information.”

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