Explore Backcountry Skiing
Maps & Features

Carry the gold standard for backcountry skiing and keep the best offline maps and navigation tools at your fingertips. Recap your day’s performance with distance, vertical, and speed tracking. Using slope angle analysis, satellite imagery with contours, and snow forecasting, Gaia GPS will guide you to new heights in the backcountry.

Slope Angle Shading, Satellite Imagery & More Specialty Maps

View slope angle maps and satellite imagery to avoid avalanche terrain, easily analyze tree density, and slide paths before heading out on the trail. Download all the maps you need and take them off the grid to help navigate your way through new backcountry lines and old favorites.

Navigate and Track your Stats

Leave cell service behind and navigate your route with powerful GPS features, right on your phone. Record your day to track your distance, total ascent, and speed. Mark parking lots, turning points, terrain traps, decision making points and view your current location on the map. Gaia GPS is the all in one skiing app for backcountry travel.

Snow Forecasting and Snow Depth Overlays

Sit back and watch the powder roll in over your favorite backcountry ski zones with the 24-, 48-, and 72-hour Snowfall Forecast overlays. Check snow depth before planning your next trip and keep your skis gouge free this year.

Free and Paid Plans

Purchase through gaiagps.com and receive a discount.


  • Record tracks, drop waypoints, plan routes
  • View Gaia Topo map
  • Distance, speed, & elevation stats


  • Slope angle shading overlay, topo maps & satellite imagery
  • Download maps to your phone or tablet for offline use
  • Customize maps with specialty data