Begin your map creation by visiting CalTopo.com, where you can also view a short tutorial on how to build and print your map. At CalTopo, you will build your own map before sending it to The Mountyn Company for printing. Building a map consists of finding the intended location, choosing base layers, and adding any optional objects such as lines or markers. After you have done this, you will open the Print Menu by clicking on the small printer icon on the left side of the screen.
Step 1: Create Your Map
Step 2: Fine-tune Your Order
After selecting the small print icon, you will click on the "Order a Paper Map" option at the top of the screen. CalTopo's map interface. This will open a page where you select the exact area of the map to print, both a front and a back. You can adjust other settings, such as map scale, as well. Finally, when everything is ready, select "Order PDF from Mountyn.co." A new tab will open in your browser with The Mountyn Co.'s map order tool.
Step 3: Select Your Map Options
The Mountyn Co. will load your map order tool with a lower resolution preview of your map. This will probably take between 1-2 minutes, so please be patient! Here you will also choose your paper type, either traditional or synthetic. Both are waterproof but synthetic is the most durable. You can learn more about each paper below in the FAQs. Next, enter the number of copies you want. Each map copy is $10, which includes double-sided printing and free shipping for U.S.-based customers.
Step 4: Checkout
Your final step is to enter shipping and payment info. You can also sign up to receive promotions and content from The Mountyn Co. during this step. All maps are mailed via USPS First Class Mail, arriving 3-5 days after the order. Each map will arrive in a 12x15 inch envelope and will be lightly folded once in the middle. Non-folded maps, bulk orders, or other custom requests are welcome. Just reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org