Trail running allows you to cover a lot of ground in a little time. This means you can reach new heights and sights and still be back in time for lunch. If you already hike, it’s not hard to make the transition to running. Here’s how to get started.
As Gaia GPS members turned to the outdoors like never before, the Gaia GPS team buckled down to make adventuring smoother and safer. Take a look at the best Gaia GPS updates of 2020. From Apple CarPlay integration, to polishing the cornerstone Gaia Topo, to a long list of new maps and updates, Gaia GPS upgrades bring you the best backcountry navigation.
Learn how to photograph the night sky, including star trails and the brilliant Milky Way, with these five pro tips from landscape and action photographer Scott Sady. Sady covers the fine details of gear recommendations, how to find the best location, and editing tips, so you can get the best results.
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.
The morel is perhaps one of the most prized quarries of American mushroom hunters. Its distinctive look, rich meaty flavor, and reputation for elusiveness all make for an intoxicating chase. Consequently, the locations of morel jackpots are often closely guarded secrets.
To find your own secret spots, you’ll need these six map layers.
We’ve updated both the MVUM and USFS Roads and Trails Map. Updates include more intuitive symbology, and better compatibility with USFS-provided paper maps and PDFs. Routes are now color-coded to distinguish snow- and water-only routes from maintained trails, and we’ve added some all-new trails to the MVUM map, as well.
Find dark skies and build an epic stargazing or meteor-watching session into your next overnight trip with the new worldwide Light Pollution Map. The Light Pollution Map makes it easy…
Find a new favorite fishing spot or plan the perfect trip with two all-new interactive map layers. Get up-to-date streamflow and water temperature information from the new USGS Streamflow map.…
Collected from official government sources, this colorful base map includes roads, trails, landscape surface information, and labels for both manmade and natural features. As such, it’s well-suited to exploring both urban environments and backcountry landscapes.