Gaia GPS’s Australia map collection now includes South Australia Topo. For adventurers down under, this authoritative government-produced map unlocks five areas from the coast to the mountains. Dial in your South Australian route with detailed topo maps, road and track information, and key landmark notations. What’s Included in South Australia Topo? The South Australia Topo… Read More »
Now, you can hike the Pacific Crest Trail with digital maps born of a partnership between National Geographic Maps and Halfmile. In 2017, National Geographic teamed up with thru-hiker and mapmaker Lon “Halfmile” Cooper to produce maps that included both NatGeo’s meticulous cartography and Halfmile’s firsthand notes and insider information. The result contains careful annotations… Read More »
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 Mapbooks (BRMB), snowmobilers and ATVers can access over 150k miles of trail maps using Gaia GPS. Color-coded trails make it easy to distinguish which trails… Read More »
Dodge road closures, avoid burn scars, and find views unobscured by smoke using two new Canada wildfire overlays in Gaia GPS. Using official government data, we’ve launched two big updates to bring you up-to-date information about both currently burning and historical wildfires across Canada. About the Canada Historical Wildfires Overlay Anytime you’re planning an adventure,… Read More »
National Geographic maps of the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail are now available in Gaia GPS.
The NatGeo Pacific Crest Trail layer shows water sources, prominent landmarks, trail mileages, roads, side-trails, and both official and unofficial campsites within a 10-mile trail corridor of the PCT.
We’ve just expanded our official topographic coverage of Canada to include the entire nation from coast to coast. Previously, the Canada Topo map layer only included the eastern part of the country. Now, it includes all available digitized quads produced by Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN). The level of detail has also improved, with map tiles hand-selected to include the versions that show the most roads, trails, and manmade structures.
Plan hikes and runs—and estimate just how good the views are going to be—with the new EPA Air Quality forecast maps in Gaia GPS. You can view current estimated levels of pollutants with the Air Quality (Current) overlay, or take a look at upcoming levels with the Air Quality (Tomorrow) overlay.
Summit all 58 Colorado 14ers with just one app and one map. Now, you can get accurate, comprehensive National Geographic route information for all Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in Gaia GPS. The map includes trail mileages, elevation gain, technical climbing ratings, parking information for both 2WD and 4WD vehicles, points of reference, and detailed route notes.
The map expands on the existing USGS Geologic Map layer by combining US Geological Survey data with over 200 different geologic maps at different scales around the world. Macrostrat then processes all that data, including information about the ages, tectonic histories, and types of the rocks.