The Importance of Current Fire Information – Gaia GPS Map Layer

Gaia GPS offers the most map types and layers of any navigation app. Having a great topo map doesn't always show the full picture of where you are planning on traveling. If you are from out of state you may not have heard of a recent fire to an area you are wanting to [...]

The Importance of Current Fire Information – Gaia GPS Map Layer2020-06-16T17:45:48-07:00

We Compare Gaia GPS to OnX Offroad and the Garmin Overlander GPS

Here is our competitive analysis of Gaia GPS vs OnX Offroad and Gaia GPS vs the Garmin Overlander.  After 7 years of use and comparing Gaia GPS to many competitors we still think Gaia GPS is the best app for offroad and overlanding. Do other apps have features we like? Yes, but Gaia is [...]

We Compare Gaia GPS to OnX Offroad and the Garmin Overlander GPS2020-09-09T16:36:20-07:00

Gaia GPS with Apple CarPlay Now Available

Gaia GPS recently released an update to the app which provides support for Apple CarPlay!  From Gaia GPS - "Today, we’re excited to deliver one of the most requested features yet — Apple CarPlay compatibility. This marks the first-ever CarPlay app built for offroad and overland adventures." Gaia GPS in Apple CarPlay will allow [...]

Gaia GPS with Apple CarPlay Now Available2020-03-17T12:19:01-07:00

New and Improved Gaia GPS Topo Layer

The best navigation app keeps getting better! It's been a while since we have written about Gaia GPS. Our preferred mapping and navigation app just keeps getting better! We have used Gaia GPS for over 6 years. We regularly compare it to other apps and well we have found NO reason to switch. [...]

New and Improved Gaia GPS Topo Layer2020-05-07T22:12:02-07:00

MVUM Map Layer Now Available in Gaia GPS Premium

Great news the MVUM map layer is now available to all premium subscribers. It is available in the cloud application and the iOS and Android apps. MVUM maps are the "law of the land" when it comes to legal access to the national forests which have them. In our screenshots, we are using a section [...]

MVUM Map Layer Now Available in Gaia GPS Premium2020-05-08T15:58:07-07:00

A New Version of GAIA GPS has been released!

A completely new version of Gaia GPS written from the ground up has been released for iOS. Additional map layers have been added for all pro users including the cloud site and Android. The biggest addition is the National Geographic map layers. We will be rolling out more articles on the new version once we [...]

A New Version of GAIA GPS has been released!2018-02-16T09:50:22-07:00

How to Import Custom Maps into Gaia GPS

Updated 12/2020 - Gaia GPS updated the custom map tool. The steps are essentially the same. This quick tutorial will show you how to install custom maps into Gaia GPS. While Gaia offers a wide variety of mapping options you may have some more specific needs. For this example, we show how to add [...]

How to Import Custom Maps into Gaia GPS2020-12-03T13:56:38-07:00

Our Navigation App of Choice – Gaia GPS

Updated - March 2020  Thank you for reading This article is from 6 years ago! Gaia GPS is still our favorite navigation app. While this article gives a good general overview of the app it has been updated many times over. Look for our other articles with more up to date information. Here's our [...]

Our Navigation App of Choice – Gaia GPS2020-05-11T10:19:21-07:00
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