Green Elk Blog

Today we are introducing the inaugural Green Elk Challenge. The TL:DR version: Go on social outdoors activity with as many different people as possible between now and 1 March 2016 and you could win...

To create structure in the chaos of personal GPS recordings, we propose the following entities: Three core concepts: Point, Trackpoint, Track; three supportive concepts: Placemark, Placetype, Activity; two collections: Places and Tracklist; two...

The Green Elk adventure mapping software analyses GPS tracks and visualises them. Import gpx and CSV, export HTML, KML, SVG, GPX. Split track into breaks, compress them, create statistics on them....

Social outdoors startup Green Elk announces angel investment to enable more outdoors social connections Munich and Helsinki, 23 June 2015: Want to go outdoors more often? Startup Green Elk says that...

5 beginner road cycling lessons I had to learn the hard way. This week I completed my first ever 60km ride on my road bike. While my butt was sore from from...

(Photo by Steve Meurett) Green Elk News Roundup Wednesday March 11.  **Check out the Usain Bolt of Rock Climbing** All about Danyil Boldyrev and the sport of speed climbing. Boldyrev climbs...

Green Elk News Round Up for Tuesday March 10. Today’s news round up involves fitness wearables. On Monday March 9, 2015, Tim Cook unveiled more news, pricing and well all the...

Ice Climbing, it’s still not too late! As winter starts waning in North America, it’s still cold enough to go do some ice climbing. This blog post from Eric Lemke on...

1. Kayaking Around the World in 14 places We at Green Elk are big fans of Kayaking. The Guardian (UK) this week has posted readers tips on the best places in...

Mount Athabasca is located in the Columbia Icefield of Jasper National Park in Canada. This photo is taken on the slopes below where we were training for ice-preparedness on mountains. The...