Global 3D maps are live on the web! Just click on the 3D button on the map, and watch the canyons plunge and the mountains pop into 3D. Whether you are hiking, overlanding, or backcountry skiing, 3D maps will revolutionize the way you research and plan your next adventure.
We’re excited to announce a partnership with Trails Offroad, bringing thousands of off-road routes directly to your Gaia GPS account. A premier source for overlanding routes in the U.S., Trails Offroad compiles detailed reports from hundreds of experienced off-road experts and outdoor lovers who have navigated each route. Search Trails Offroad’s database of over 2,400 trails to find your next adventure and take it with you offline in the Gaia GPS App.
No more trial-and-error in driving up to the trailhead to find the deepest and lightest powder. The new Snow Stations (Daily) map gives you up-to-date, 24-hour reports on snow conditions in remote areas around the western US and British Columbia. Check out the new map to get a look at real-time conditions on peaks and passes in your favorite backcountry zones.
The new sidebar on gaiagps.com puts all of your map data at your finger tips. Whether you’re building a new route, reviewing a trip, or exploring a new area, get a detailed snapshot of the item in a new information-rich sidebar next to the map. Start expanding your knowledge about nearby trails, recorded tracks, waypoints, and POIs with just one click.
Identify avalanche terrain quicker and easier this winter with the new Slope Angle – Avalanche map. Designed in-house, this map expands our coverage globally and integrates high-resolution data to help make picking out steep slopes on the map a snap. Add the new slope angle layer to your favorite base map to help plan a safer route through the snow-bound backcountry.
Have you ever grabbed your backpack and rushed out the door only to find out at the trailhead that you forgot to download your digital maps to your phone? When this unfortunate event happens, digital maps in the app appear fuzzy and out-of-focus as soon as you leave cell service. We have a solution for you: Gaia Topo. Learn more about how you can download your entire state’s topo map in a matter of minutes.
Find the best trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and off-roading with the color-coded USFS Roads and Trails layer in Gaia GPS. Whether you are wondering where to ride your mountain bike or looking to avoid areas that allow bikes and motor vehicles, this layer makes it easy to find the right trail for your adventure.
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.
The release of Android 2020.11 includes fresh updates to improve your viewing and navigation experience on your tablet and phone. Now you can navigate with all your trip details visible on your tablet, quickly view map legends across devices, and save photos from the app to your phone.
Learn about these new updates and make sure you have the newest version of Gaia GPS by updating to to 2020.11 in the Play Store.
In response to the wildfires ravaging the country, we’ve made wildfire and air quality maps available and free for everyone on gaiagps.com (and soon to the mobile app, too). Now you can readily track the size of wildfires, new fires that have just popped up, and air quality index wherever you live or plan to travel.