Crested Butte, Elk Mountain Grand Traverse

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A mapping party in Crested Butte, Colorado

What are mapping parties?

Mapping parties are events where anyone can come and participate in the OpenStreetMap project. OpenStreetMap is a free, open source map that can be contributed, edited and used by anyone anywhere. Mapping parties are social events where experienced and new mappers can meet to share and learn more about the project. The events are generally held in a public place, and allow time for discussion, mapping and editing. The event is open to all.

It's fun. It's free. You can help.

Many thanks to the Alpineer and the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Race, who are letting us be seen at the event!

More about Mapping parties

  • When: Thursday March 26th 6pm and OpenStreetMap will have a booth Friday March 27th, during registration
  • Where: The Alpineer Crested Butte, CO
  • Website:
  • Contact User:Hurricane Email: cell number: 303-589-9133
  • Event schedule:
Thursday 6pm- and on
6:00 pm: Introduction to OpenStreetMap for beginners.
6:30-7:30pm: Mapping time, let's go explore Crested Butte (walking/biking/driving)
8 pm: Uploading and Editing Map Data with refreshments and discussion.
8pm and on: social time to talk maps over a drink??
  • If you own a GPS or laptop computer, please bring it along. If not, we will have GPS units to loan.
  • Weather: This event is SNOW or shine.
  • RSVP: please let us know that you will join us by contacting Hurricane or RSVP here:

Mapping objectives

To improve the map in the Crested Butte.

Mapping Party Suggestions

Please feel free to suggest locations and goals for this mapping event as well as future events.