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Young Caucasian woman snowboarding in deep fresh powder snow (Photo: AlexSava/Getty Images)

Get Snow Reports from Ski Areas Worldwide with Gaia GPS

The Ski Resort Reports map lets you check conditions en route to your local hill or find the best place to ski in a new area

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From Aspen to Zermatt, get conditions for ski resorts around the globe in Gaia GPS. Ski areas with fresh snow light up on our brand-new Ski Resort Reports map. See snow totals and weather readings. Find out how many trails are open. Even read the resort’s daily report, all right within the app and on gaiagps.com.

See the Latest and Most Accurate Ski Resort Conditions

Map of Utah ski resorts and snow report for Snowbird
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The Ski Resort Reports map layer sources its information from OnTheSnow, a leading database for ski resort reports and conditions worldwide. OnTheSnow taps information directly from the ski resorts, ensuring you get the latest and most accurate information available.

View Snow Depth and Terrain Status

Ski resorts from around the world can be found in this map overlay. Simply click on a blue skier icon to see the entire ski resort report. You’ll find the ski area’s name and whether it’s open. Discover if it’s a powder day with new snow readings from the previous 24 and 72 hours.

Wondering if you need your rock skis? See the snow depth for the base, mid-mountain, and the summit. You’ll also see snow depth totals. Plus, get a sense of how big the resort is and how much terrain is open. See the total number of runs and how many of them are currently good to go.

Track Resort Weather, Including Wind Speed

Dress appropriately thanks to temperature readings at the base and the summit, and see that all too critical factor in determining your comfort: wind speed. If you’re not into downhill skiing, no problem. Find out if the resort offers nordic skiing right in this map. You’ll also see how many kilometers of trails are groomed for both classic and skate skiing.

Maybe the weather looks iffy and you just want to double-check that the resort is open. Or perhaps you’re hemming and hawing over which resort to visit this weekend. Either way, just glance at the Ski Resort Reports map to get the info you need.

Find the Freshies with the Ski Resort Reports Map

East coast ski resort map on desktop
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No matter where in the world you’re trying to ski, find the closest resorts and the freshest snow with Ski Resort Reports. See ski areas at even the most zoomed-out levels on the map to quickly access conditions. Most importantly, find the best snow in one glance: ski areas that have received snow in the past 24 hours glow neon blue on the map.

How to Use the Ski Resort Reports Map

Ski Resort Reports is a map overlay. This means it is designed to work in conjunction with one of our base maps. We recommend pairing Ski Resort Reports with Gaia Winter or Gaia Topo. Both of these base maps were designed in-house specifically for your adventures. Gaia Winter shows all the ski resort maps in the United States and Canada. Add this map to your arsenal and never get lost on the mountain again.

To use Ski Resort Reports, start by adding Gaia Winter or Gaia Topo as your base map. Add the Ski Resorts Map on top. Now you can see where ski resorts exist all over the world, as signified by the light-blue skier icon. Zoom in or click on a skier icon to see the name of the resort.

Tips for Getting Condition Updates in a Snap

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To see the snow conditions and daily resort report, click on the skier icon. The info will appear in the sidebar if you’re on gaiagps.com. There’s one extra step in the app. First, click on the skier icon in the app. The Ski Resort Reports tile will appear as an option in the tap drawer. If you don’t see it, keep scrolling down through the options in the tap drawer. Next, click on the Ski Resort Reports tile to see the snow conditions and resort report.

Pro tip: turn on dark mode in the app to make the ski resorts pop out from the map even more.

Still need more info? You’ll find links to the resort’s website, as well as the original report from OnTheSnow.

Ski Resort Reports Are Available with a Premium Membership

Ski resort map in the US and Europe on desktop
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The Ski Resort Reports map is available in the Gaia GPS app and on gaiagps.com with a Gaia GPS Premium membership. To access this map, visit the layers menu and search for “Ski Resort Reports.” Or, from the layers menu, select “Feature/Weather Overlays.” Scroll down and tap “Ski Resort Reports.” Tap the “Add Layer” button. Learn how to add and manage overlays here.

A Premium Membership also gives you access to Gaia GPS’s entire map catalog, including Gaia Winter and a suite of avalanche safety maps, such as Slope Angle, Avalanche Forecast, hi-res satellite imagery, recent satellite imagery, Snow Stations (Daily), Snow Depth, and snow forecast maps. Plus, with Premium you can download your maps for use without cell service and print maps so you always have a backup.

Lead Photo: AlexSava/Getty Images

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