Topo Trail Maps
ART + OUTDOORS = HAPPINESS
CREATING YOUR MAP
Every map is designed from scratch just for you. Once you choose a trail we start by gathering satellite data and turning it into contour lines. Your trail’s gps information is used to generate the statistics and trail profile you see at the bottom of the map. All of this is then ran past our proprietary artistic filter and rendering device.., AKA my eyeballs…😳 to clean it up and make it look pretty. After your map is designed (which takes hours), all the individual pieces are fabricated using both cnc and hand tools. The trail is cut and inlayed into the contours and all parts are sanded and finished to bring out the beautiful grain patterns in each piece. Painstakingly assembled by hand with tweezers, the final map is truly a one of a kind piece of art that you can enjoy for a lifetime. Every map is handmade 100% by me (Trevor) with the help of my wife Erica. Without her none of this would be possible ❤️.
IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS…
Individually designed and customized just for you. Instead of making you choose from pre-designed maps you can order any trail you’d like. Yes this takes a long time to design but gives you the exact trail you want.
15-20 contour layers create a much more realistic looking terrain.
Seamless grain patters that flow though the wood giving our maps their signature look.
Trails that are inlayed into the wood, not simply stained or etched in.
Being absolutely in LOVE with trails and putting that energy into each map.
IT ONLY TOOK 30+ YEARS…
I've always searched for a way to combine my love of the outdoors with a passion for art & design. Staring at trail maps day after day the basic concept started to form! I lost track of how many versions we went through but making that first humble map allowed me to appreciate my favorite trails in a whole new way. Whether you get one for yourself or as a special gift we hope it brings you closer to the trails you love.
Shout out to Bend’s Outdoor Oregon Magazine the great article!