Get the latest ski resort conditions with just a tap. Our brand new Ski Resort Reports map provides the latest trail reports, weather readings, and terrain updates for ski areas around the globe. Ski resorts with fresh snow light up on the map!
From following snow-swept trails to keeping an eye on avalanche conditions, Gaia GPS proves even more valuable during winter. But you can’t use your phone if it dies in the cold. Learn how to preserve your phone battery when the temperature drops, plus get a special discount on an insulating phone case from Cold Case Gear.
Ride the lifts, tour the backcountry, and explore nordic, fat bike, and snowshoe trails with confidence thanks to the all-new Gaia Winter topographic map. Designed-in house, Gaia Winter also shows all the trails, lifts, and amenities at ski resorts. Plus, it pairs perfectly with our suite of winter maps such as Slope Angle and Avalanche Forecast. Save the map on your phone so you can always find your way this winter.
Exploring great backcountry terrain often goes hand in hand with the threat of avalanches, but with careful route planning and rational terrain management, dangerous slides can largely be avoided. Before you head into the backcountry, brush up on how to use the best maps to identify avalanche terrain and plan the safest routes.
Winter hiking can be magical — or miserable. That difference can largely come down to one simple decision. Bring the wrong layers and you may end up too cold or too sweaty, both of which can lead to exposure-related conditions like frostbite and hypothermia. Read on to learn the art of layering.
Who said cycling is seasonal? Fat biking lets you explore winter wonderland while staying warm. And if you can ride a bike, you can ride a fat bike over snow. Learn what this sport is all about, where to go, and how to fat bike like a pro.
Winter hiking might just be the fourth season’s best kept secret. Don’t let a chilly forecast keep you indoors. Learn the facts, and use them to master your gear, fueling,…
Some national parks are best visited in winter. From desert adventures to tropical getaways, these 10 destinations will keep your adventures stoked through the offseason.
Winter hiking offers the ability to test out new skills, push your physical limits, and experience the beauty of a snowy landscape. But the same things that make winter hiking wonderful, can also make it more dangerous. Read our winter hiking safety guide to learn about winter hazards and how to pack for a snow-bound excursion.
Whether you’re chasing powder or just trying to avoid a day of postholing in two feet of fresh, the new 24-, 48-, and 72-hour Snowfall Forecast overlays make it easy…