There’s no such thing as bad weather, just poor planning. The problem is, you need to know what the weather will be so you can plan accordingly. Predicting the weather grows particularly challenging as the days grow shorter, colder, and wetter.
We have a solution.
While we can’t supply a crystal ball, we can supply the weather for exactly where you’re going, exactly where you need it—right on the map. We partnered with OpenSnow, the leading resource for backcountry weather, to bring you hyper-localized weather forecasts that you can access at a tap.
Just tap anywhere on the map, anywhere in the world, and get the current weather plus the forecast right in Gaia GPS. Read on to get the full weather-at-a-tap lowdown.
Forecasts from a Trusted Source
We worked hard with our friends over at OpenSnow to bring you the best global weather data for your adventures. Founded by meteorologist and skier Joel Gratz, OpenSnow delivers high-quality weather forecasts worldwide.
As its name suggests, OpenSnow started as a ski-focused forecasting and snow-reporting website. Its scope has expanded over the past decade to provide high-quality backcountry weather forecasts for all seasons. Now, millions trust OpenSnow for weather forecasting year-round.
Weather At-A-Tap on the Map
Equally important to forecast quality is accessibility. That’s why we put the forecast right on the map. No more guesstimating the zip codes of your next backcountry skiing zone, four-wheeled desert escape, or ridge line traverse. Get the forecast as you plan your adventures on the map.
Just tap the map in the app or on gaiagps.com, and the weather appears at the top of the tap drawer just under the location coordinates. Notice how the forecast changes as you tap around the map. Get a sense of how the temperature plummets as you move up the mountain, and rises as you descend into canyons.
All the Forecasts You Need, in One Place
Tap anywhere on the map to get all the current weather information you need, including the temperature, cloud cover, chance of precipitation, and wind.
Whether you’re hitting the slopes or setting out on a cross-country cruise, you need more than the current weather. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Click the arrow next to the current weather to get the expanded three-day forecast, as well as a link to the 10-day forecast.
Get Even More Weather Data by Upgrading to Premium with Outside+
Premium gives you access to the entire map catalog, including all the maps you need for winter, such as the Avalanche Forecast, Snow Depth, weather reports from snow stations around the west, and ski resort reports. Plus, with Premium you can take your maps offline so you can navigate without cell service.