You can now discover backcountry ski zones in Gaia Winter! Complete with worldwide ski resort maps plus trails for Nordic, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, fatbiking, and uphill skiing, your go-to winter map just got some major updates. Check out how it’s even better for your adventures.
The flakes are flying! Find the lightest, fluffiest, deepest snow right from home. The Snow Stations (Daily) map gives you up-to-date reports on snow conditions around the West. Check out the map to see real-time conditions on peaks and passes in your favorite backcountry zones.
On a high avalanche danger day last February, two parties sought out safer, low angle-terrain in Utah’s Wasatch mountains. A colossal avalanche swept through the zone. Four of eight people died. Avalanche Forecaster Nikki Champion of the Utah Avalanche Center, who investigated this tragic accident, gives the low down on what went wrong and what we can learn.
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.
Riding a sled allows you to cover a lot of terrain in a short amount of time. But this liberating, rewarding, and high-speed access comes with a price — it’s easy to get lost. That’s where navigation tools come into play. Learn how to use Gaia GPS to explore new terrain and to stay safer riding.