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.
Create snap-to-trail routes on the fly with offline routing. Our intelligent route planning tool you know and love is now available without cell service or wifi. Just download the route data along with the map, and plan new routes from the road, your tent, or the trail.
Spice up your Gaia GPS app icon on your phone in iOS! Fourteen new stylish icons let you tailor the look of the app icon just for you. Match the icon to the season or celebrate your community. Choose a subtle, suave icon or a colorful one that pops out from the screen. Learn how to change your app icon, plus get the inside scoop on the history and design of the Gaia GPS logo.
Now you can get official, up-to-date avalanche forecasts directly from the map on your phone. Simply pair the Avalanche Forecast layer with your favorite map to get the color-coded North American Avalanche Danger scale for your region. Whether you’re skiing couloirs or snowmobiling the back bowls, add this must-have feature to your avalanche safety toolkit. Read more about the Avalanche Forecast layer.
Gaia Topo just got even better. Discover the best trails and routes and easily find public lands anywhere in the US with two new updates on our flagship map. Now you can quickly see nearby routes to campsites, trailheads and more on gaiagps.com, plus view public land ownership easily with new color coding. Don’t forget to take Gaia Topo with you by downloading areas in seconds and entire states in minutes.
Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of one of our biggest projects yet. A combination of under-the-hood tech and visual design work, the all-new Gaia Topo combines world-class cartography…
Snowmobile trails (left) and ATV trails (right) Known for its remote wilderness, deep winters, and endless backroads, Canada offers a trail for every type of adventurer. Now, thanks to Backroad…
Wondering if a route goes? See if anyone’s blazed the trail before you with the Public Tracks layer in Gaia GPS. The Public Tracks layer shows the two million public tracks Gaia GPS users have recorded all over the world. Use it in the app and on the web.
Gaia GPS connects with Apple CarPlay, bringing the best outdoor maps directly to your vehicle’s dashboard navigation screen. View all your favorite Gaia GPS maps, from USFS topo to National Geographic Trails Illustrated, with or without cell phone service. Get turn-by-turn directions on off-grid adventures for any drivable saved route.
Customize paper maps using the new print preview screen on gaiagps.com. Now you can quickly create and adjust selections before printing and be sure that your entire route is captured…