Off Road Podcast Episode 188 - Gaia GPS

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast. I'm your host, Ben. Today we will be exploring the off road world-- whether you like crawling up rock ledges or enjoy exploring the backroads with your family. Stay with us to find out events in your area, off road news, and topics to interest every guy & girl who craves the outdoors as seen through the windshield. I am here with my co-host Aaron, and our guest Ashli and Jeremy! How’s everyone doing?

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  • Aaron - LMTV is running! Drove it to Oregon. Bought the wrong part for the door.

  • Jeremy - Explored Tahuya.  Replaced tire from WABDR. Bolted old Pelican case to roof rack for tool box. Replaced MaxTrax mounting pin thanks to Great customer service by Maxtrax.


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Main Topic -

Introduce who they are and what they do (if from a company) and where they are located at/from

Let's talk about you

  • How do you enjoy the outdoors?

  • B - Most embarrassing moment on the trail?

Your company

  • A - How did Gaia GPS get started?

  • J - What do you do at Gaia?

  • B - Is Gaia just an app or can you go online to do more?

  • A - What do you see as the best features for offroad use?

  • J - What are the different costs for Gaia?

  • B - What do you get with the different levels of Memberships?

  • Jeremy says, “It looks like this isn’t just for hikers and offroaders.  Hunters can use it to see where they can and can’t be while out in the middle of nowhere. And for boating and flying too, which is helpful if you are using a drone to catch some footage near restricted access areas.”

  • A- How can people use Gaia to plan their trips in advance?  

  • B - What makes your system better than others, like features that others don't have?

  • J - Are there any other cool features we haven't talked about?

  • B - Are there any new features/maps coming that you can share with us?

  • J - Do you have a favorite Base map or Layer or favorite feature?

  • Aaron says, “I love the NatGeo trails illustrated.  I use the paper version of those maps and love that it is now available on my GPS!”

  • B - Can you download your route to a commercially available GPS, not just a phone?

  • J - Any suggestions for how to manage the space that is taken up on a device when people download several layers and base maps for areas that they are going out into?

  • Ben tells story about using Gaia in his recent trip on the WABDR.

  • A - Anything we might have missed that you want to cover?


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Closing Statements

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