'REM MAPS' MAPPING GEAR THROUGH THE YEARS
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Photograhy by Francesca Minetto (2005 2010 2015 201X)
'REM MAPS' LOGO THROUGH THE YEARS
Early steps, Winter 2005
rem.maps was born in 2004 out of my passion for Orienteering.
I started Orienteering in 1997, doing a lot of races (60-70 a year); it became clear that this was not going to be a mere hobby.
in a couple of years I started enjoying the 'backstage' of Orienteering and so my main goal became to arrange races and draw maps (but I still keep on racing, with 50 races/year).
it's a real pleasure for me to set a course, to draw a map or simply to put down controls out in the forest, but most of all this is a committment to the ones who will use the output of my work (the runners) and my work-mates.
the first rem.map was made in 2002, almost by chance, Castello di Melegnano map, 1:1000, then the passion became a life-job.
my main goal is to draw the most accurate and beautiful maps ever, in order to fulfill the needs of orienteering clubs and competitors. putting on a map what I see around me, using IOF Standard, is the most beautiful thing in the world.