The best — and safest — hikes start before you reach the trailhead. With a little advanced planning at home, you can know what to expect, find your way to the trailhead, and navigate the trails with ease. Check out this video to learn how to plan a hike using Gaia GPS.
If you enjoy both the excitement of biking and the solitude of backcountry camping, bikepacking offers a thrilling way to explore wild places. In this guide, learn nearly everything you need to to get started – including the best bike options, how to pack your gear, and how to plan and navigate routes. Plus, get tips for preparing your body and bike for that first adventure.
Navigate from your wrist with the totally redesigned Gaia GPS Apple Watch app. Get turn-by-turn directions, record a track, and drop waypoints on the map. The app works untethered from your phone, so no phone or cell phone service are needed.
As winter looms, the AMGA is here to provide educational resources for using Gaia GPS to the fullest for safer planning and navigation. In this series of short videos, AMGA/IFMGA guide Silas Rossi runs through how to use Gaia GPS to plan a route, better use your phone as a GPS unit in the field, and record a track.
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.