The flakes are flying! Find the lightest, fluffiest, deepest snow right from home. The Snow Stations (Daily) map gives you up-to-date reports on snow conditions around the West. Check out the map to see real-time conditions on peaks and passes in your favorite backcountry zones.
Dreaming of winter vacation? Whether you’re craving a balmy escape or looking for a snowy adventure far away from the crowds, explore the top 10 national parks to visit during winter.
Finding your way in the backcountry may be as simple as paying attention to the natural world around you. Raging rIvers, prevailing winds, and moss growing on tress can help you stay on course. Learn these top natural navigation clues to stay found even when you don’t have a compass handy.
Adventuring with your partner can be challenging to say the least. But don’t give up when tensions run high. Tim and Marisa Notier are living proof that it can be done — even when you share a seat on a motorcycle for five years. From Illinois to Argentina, the top of Africa to the bottom, the Notiers have explored the natural world and their relationship’s limits. Get their insights on how they make it work and manage to have some fun along the way.
Gaia GPS has the perfect map for every adventure. Whether you’re snowshoeing up a mountain, backpacking off trail, or overlanding across multiple states, we’ve got you covered. To help you figure out which map is best for you, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most popular maps. Learn why these maps are so beloved, and how you can use them on your next outing.
Ashley and Richard Giordano were the picture of success in 2013. But deep down, they were burned out from city life. Find out how a little red Toyota pickup truck and a leap of faith sent them to the Arctic Ocean in the dead of winter.
While you were eating up the trail in 2021, we were busy rolling out improvements. From Android Auto to offline snap-to-trail route planning, Gaia Winter to 3D maps, check out these new maps and features that the Gaia GPS team developed in 2021. Plus, learn about how we joined the Outside family this year and the new outdoor adventure membership you can opt in to.
We sat down with Brad and Regena Kowitz of the wildly popular YouTube channel TrailRecon to get an exclusive look into their lives and perspectives as overlanders. Learn how they started documenting their adventures, how they’re expanding TrailRecon in new directions, and how you can join them on an overlanding trip this year.
On a high avalanche danger day last February, two parties sought out safer, low angle-terrain in Utah’s Wasatch mountains. A colossal avalanche swept through the zone. Four of eight people died. Avalanche Forecaster Nikki Champion of the Utah Avalanche Center, who investigated this tragic accident, gives the low down on what went wrong and what we can learn.
This year our cartographers and engineers worked hard to generate new maps and features to make Gaia GPS even better for your adventures. Learn about the updates that overlanders can’t imagine living without.