SwissTopo Maps Now Available with GaiaPro

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Similar to USGS Topo maps, SwissTopo provides beautiful handmade cartography and fine detail. These maps of Switzerland are perfect for hiking, skiing, and planning trips in the Alps. SwissTopo features heavy elevation shading and contour lines, and emphasizes peak and range names that display prominently. Add the source from the More Layers menu under the… Read More »

Updated Public Lands in Gaia GPS

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In addition to the new collection of hunting data we recently added, GaiaPro users can now access an improved public lands layer. Updated for 2016, the overlay gives you the most current and comprehensive data on government-managed areas. Hunters and anyone exploring areas of mixed land ownership may want to consider using this layer, which… Read More »

Updated Hunt Boundaries in Gaia GPS

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GaiaPro users now have access to detailed boundaries for hunt districts in many states, just in time for the fall hunting season—a huge improvement on the previous collection in Gaia GPS. These new maps use the fruits of OpenBounds, an open data project we created as the basis for these maps. This article describes the… Read More »

Add Map Sources on gaiagps.com Main Map

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You can now customize your map sources on the main map of gaiagps.com, and these changes sync seamlessly with the app. In the past, using non-default map sources on gaiagps.com required adding them from within the Gaia GPS app, then syncing the changes back to the website. So instead, you can now add all available… Read More »

Use Snap-to-Trail with Gaia GPS v10.9 for iOS

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Gaia GPS version 10.9 for iOS, now available in the App Store. Make snap-to-trail routes from your device, and download maps along the way with an entirely redesigned routing UI. Click here for a full list of 10.9 updates and fixes. Similar to the Snap-to-Trail feature on gaiagps.com, toggle between Hiking, Cycling, Driving and Straight… Read More »

Apply to be a Part-Time Gaia GPS Tester

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We’re hiring a part-timer to test new releases of Gaia GPS. For this role, you must be an experienced Gaia GPS user, and you can work from anywhere.   Perks and Pay   $15/hour to start – number of hours varies depending on what devices you already have, you’ll be given iPhones, iPads, Android, and perhaps… Read More »

Gaia GPS for Android version 6.5.12

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Gaia GPS for Android update 6.5.12 adds the ability to import custom map sources directly into the app as an alternative to using the addmapsource page on gaiagps.com. Create a TileJSON using a TMS map source by following the instructions in this Help Center article. Test out your TMS URL here: http://trailbehind.github.io/TilejsonTester/. After creating the… Read More »

Gaia GPS for iOS version 10.8

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The newest update to Gaia GPS for iOS, version 10.8, includes a major UI change—the removal of Offline Mode. Since iOS now allows users to disable LTE data for apps on an individual basis, and GPS works in Airplane Mode for iOS 8.4 and later, Offline Mode slipped into obsolescence. This change also fixes a… Read More »

Introducing Pagination and Search on gaiagps.com

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The gaiagps.com datasummary pages got a functionality makeover, with a new search feature and the ability to handle large amounts of data better than ever before. Find and Organize Your Data Faster search through your tracks, routes, waypoints, and maps lists load your data faster and more reliably with pagination better animations and updated page… Read More »