A Guide to Hiking Near NYC without a car

Thank you to Melissa Goodwin of Girl Gotta Hike for speaking at our last Mappy Hour event and writing this great blog post! All...

DC: Ridin’ Dirty

A hard core crew of Mappy enthusiasts braved the thunderstorms Tuesday to hang out with leaders of the Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts (MORE). Currently 1,500 members...

Where to Camp Near NYC

We’re teaming up with GAIA GPS to create new guides for you to enjoy every month! There also hooking us up with one month...

NYC: A Map of the Stars

Does the moon rotate? Last week, we had the opportunity to enjoy a night under the stars (erm... clouds) with New York City's Amateur Astronomer's...

DEN: Fly Fishing in the Front Range

When: May 22 Where: Sanitas Brewing Company Speaker: Wallace Westfeldt of Front Range Anglers On May 22, a small group gathered at Boulder's Sanitas Brewing Co. to learn about fly...

Springfield: Map & Compass

The second Mappy Hour in Springfield, started with name tags and a fun worksheet that had everyone fill in the blanks for topographic map...
Header Mappy Hour Columbia by Ismael Lopez

NYC: Fall Foliage and Where to Find it

Photos by Izzy Lopez   For our first official Mappy Hour of autumn 2017, we worked with Columbia Sportswear (Meatpacking) to bring two outdoor experts to New...
Benji Alexander Mappy Hour Speaker

Watch: Benji Alexander: The First Jamaican Olympic Alpine Skier?

"Most Olympic hopefuls haven’t already had a successful career as an international DJ before they compete for a medal and even fewer winter Olympians...

DEN: Black History of Mountaineering & Climbing

This month, Mappy Hour Denver members and newcomers gathered at Grandma’s House to celebrate Black History Month. Aman Anderson, founder of Beast Fingers Climbing,...

DEN: Adventuring Underground – Colorado Caves & Caverns

Often extending for miles, a cave’s intricate passageways contain crystalline formations that may have taken many thousands of years to form. The caves, grottos...

Reading Between the Lines: Hiking at Theadore Roosevelt Island

This past fall, Mappy Hour DC members crossed the bridge over the Potomac to Theodore Roosevelt Island on a cloudless November morning to take...

DEN: Tips for Wilderness Prevention in the Backcountry

Last week, Mappy Hour Denver gathered at The North Face Cherry Creek to learn wilderness medicine and risk management from NOLS. The very talented instructor,...