So … on and off … I’ve written about EveryTrail alternatives. There have been good options, free options, not-so-easy options, and so on.
My sister recently graduated from University of Toronto with her computer science degree and the scene for developers is tough these days, very few jobs for a recent graduate. While she’s job hunting, I’ve been talking with her about the challenge with embedding maps on to blogs and not being locked into a platform.
She ended up building her solution called Map-A-Trail. You can upload your GPX file and it’ll generate an map and elevation chart that you can embed on your blog.
You’ll notice there’s a possibility of cute overload, but that’s just how she operates. Check it out, try it out, and maybe give her some feedback — but be nice and constructive about it. 🙂
I’ll be testing it out myself more thoroughly but so far it looks like it has got potential. Obviously, I am to be biased as an older brother but you can trust that I don’t accept using clunky apps.
Map-A-Trail example screenshot