Category Archives: User Profiles

Meet Christopher Kracht – Gaia GPS Adventure Support Team

  Chris joined Gaia GPS in July 2017 as a part of the Communications Team, to support Gaia GPS users and write articles. He uses Gaia GPS with his offroad and overlanding adventures. He has driven the backroads of Baja, Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Washington, and Idaho while using Gaia GPS for navigation. He especially… Read More »

Adventurer Emma Walker Goes Off-Trail with Gaia GPS

Gaia GPS user and self-proclaimed professional camper Emma Walker hates crowds. “You couldn’t walk 20 yards without stumbling into somebody’s campsite,” Walker said of her hike in the James Peak Wilderness this summer, “So we opened up the app, found the nearest lake without a trail leading to it, and made our way there.” Walker… Read More »

Gaia GPS Assists in Backcountry Rescue

From Dispatch to Planning On June 13, 2016, three fire departments responded to a technical rescue in the Wood River Fire & Rescue service area in Idaho. The patient had tendon damage from falling, as well as some broken leg bones. The injury happened in the backcountry, but Wood River’s extraction team knew the general… Read More »