Gaia GPS Hiking Maps, Hike App at App Store analyse

App power index: 6601 (based on ranks around App Stores today)
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Developer: TrailBehind
Price: 0 free
Current version: 1.6, last update: 1 month ago
First release : 22 May 2017
App size: 137.8 Mb
4.8 ( 3568 ratings )
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Plan trips and stay safer in the woods, with Gaia GPS.

Join hundreds of thousands of backpackers, hunters, offroaders, mountain bikers, backcountry skiers, firefighters, guides, and other serious outdoor adventurers and professionals that use Gaia GPS for work and play. Hike, hunt, and offroad with the best topo maps and outdoor navigation tools.

►► The Best App for Topo Maps

Gaia GPS has been showcased in Apples "Your Verse" stories, and covered in countless major publications, from Outside and TrailRunner, to the New York Times and FOX News TappedIn.

The name Gaia (guy-yuh) comes from Greek mythology - she is the Goddess of the Earth, or Mother Nature.

►► Maps

• view easy-to-read, modern maps, with fast and beautiful rendering

• explore historic and classic print maps (USGS, USFS, NRCan, IGN)

• download worldwide topo, road, and satellite maps

• search for hiking trails, parks, natural places, and addresses, and tap features on Gaia Topo to get more info

►► Sync and Back-up

• sync your tracks, photos, maps, and waypoints to all of your devices

• keep your data backed up, effortlessly

• share trip plans, and collaborate on shared folders

►► Map Tools

• record tracks, waypoints, and take geo-tagged photos

• import and export GPX and KML files

• customize coordinates types (Decimal, Degrees/Minutes/Seconds, Degrees - Decimal Minutes, UTM, and MGRS)

►► Membership Levels

Free Level - You can use Gaia GPS for free. Youll be limited to the default map source, and you wont be able to download maps for offline use. You can also trial Member features.

Member Level - As a Member, you can download a worldwide catalog of topo, road, and satellite maps.

Premium Member Level - As a Premium Member, you also get access to these map sources:

• NatGeo Trails Illustrated
• ESRI World Satellite Imagery
• US Private Land Ownership (owners and addresses for parcels)
• US Hunting Layers, including GMUs, public land, and fires
• US Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)
• US NeoTreks Topo
• France IGN
• SwissTopo
• Hill-shading, contour lines, slope angle, and other overlays

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# Term Store county Place Priority
1 topo maps 2 ⭐️⭐️
2 offline topo maps 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
3 trail gps 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
4 hunting gps 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
5 trail map 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
6 gps navigation & offline maps 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
7 hunting maps 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
8 trail tracker 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
9 the trails 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
10 mapas 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
11 hunting map 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
12 trails app 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
13 trail tracker gps 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
14 trails 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
15 trail maps 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
16 offline map & gps navigator free 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
17 gps offline 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
18 offline maps & navigation 15 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
19 offline gps navigation 15 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
20 trail app 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
21 offline gps 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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22 GPS Tracks 29
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27 The Trail 29
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Available in countries
Country Price
Canada free
China free
France free
Germany free
Italy free
Netherlands free
Portugal free
Spain free
Poland free
UK free
India free
Japan free
Poland free
Russia free
Turkey free
USA free
Korea, Republic Of free
Ukraine free
Available for devices
iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74, iPhone8, iPhone8Plus, iPhoneX,

Latest version Gaia GPS Hiking Maps, Hike App: 1.6

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►► v1.6

Subtly awesome new features for offline use.

► Offline Features

These new offline features work in places where you have Gaia Topo downloaded.

- offline elevation data - Gaia GPS will now 1) show elevation profiles when making a route, and 2) save elevation for waypoints you mark, even while offline. Previously, Gaia GPS needed to be online to show profiles during route creation, and would only mark elevation for waypoints if created where you were standing or if you were online.

- offline naming - Gaia GPS will now suggest names for new waypoints/tracks/routes/etc, even when offline. This auto-naming only used to work while online, but now it works offline using data in the Gaia Topo map.

► Better Map Layering

This next improvement makes "vector" map layers work better.

- when you show Public Land or other similar map overlays, labels/symbols from lower vector layers will be displayed on top of the stack (FYI, this will make the map look better if you layer Public Land on Gaia Topo, but wont make a difference if you layer Public Land on top of a non-vector layer like USGS Topo)

FYI, vector map layers in Gaia GPS include Gaia Topo, MapBox Outdoors, Public Land, MVUM, US Wildfires, and all of the "Overlay" layers for hunting.

► Improved Photo Display

- when you tap a photo thumbnail in the Saved table, it launches a slideshow at the index of that thumbnails photo (instead of showing a single photo view)

- photo thumbnails now all show for tracks (previously, if two photos were at the same location, only one would show)

- when viewing Track/Waypoint details, photos now display only in the slideshow (there is no row of thumbnails)

And because that row of thumbnails no longer exists, the delete/add photo controls that used to live there got moved:

- the Add photo button now displays at the top of Details (top right, below edit button, on top of the map or photos)

- you now delete individual photos from the slideshow

► And a few other tweaks:

- when saving a track on iPhone X, save the correct model number for display on

- during Route creation, improve initial layout (smaller bar, 0 Distance and Ascent labels)

- during Area creation, make the bottom bar smaller to show more map

- KML imports now import descriptions

- fixed issue on 11.2 where iPad waypoint photo slideshow wasnt full height

- fixed iOS10 issue where routing mode button on Route creation screen was hidden

- dont geocode name photos attached to waypoints, so they dont show weirdly different from the waypoint

- the popup you see after an update now shows the bottom row without scrolling, which shows tips on how to use the app

- app now triggers a sync when you make a new Folder

- if you have a 5-year Membership, dont call it a Free Subscription in Settings, and dont show the Purchase Subscription option

- fix padding on visibility button in Track details, in the case where the Track is in a Shared Folder and you dont have Write permission to the Folder

- fix issue where if you open the Download view for NatGeo maps, then tap Search, then Cancel, then Cancel again, the bottom tab bar would be hidden

- fix issue where if you search, then download a map, a blue dot could get stuck on the map

- when you do log out, the app no longer shows a blocking login screen, and it also resets state for logging out better

- fixed rare crashes reported by crash logger

- removed images we dont use anymore, to make the app slightly smaller in megabytes

Apps Changes History:
  • 1 month ago: New App Version 1.5.2 ☛ 1.6
  • 2 months ago: New App Version 1.5.1 ☛ 1.5.2
  • 5 months ago: New App Version 1.5 ☛ 1.5.1
  • 5 months ago: New App Version 1.4 ☛ 1.5
  • 6 months ago: New App Version 1.3 ☛ 1.4
  • 6 months ago: New App Version 1.3 ☛ 1.3
  • 6 months ago: New App Version 1.2.3 ☛ 1.3
  • 7 months ago: New App Version 1.2.1 ☛ 1.2.3
  • 8 months ago: New App Version 1.2 ☛ 1.2.1
  • 8 months ago: New App Version 1.1.1 ☛ 1.2