Gaia GPS Instructions for 2021 Spring Run Athletes

Gaia GPS Instructions for 2021 Spring Run Athletes


Redeem Gaia GPS free trail 

1.Go to and click the Sign-Up button. (If you already have an account, skip to step 3)

2. Create an account by filling in your email and a password. Then click Sign Up.

3. Click the Redeem button to apply the 3 month free trial to the logged in account. You’ll then be redirected to your profile.

NOTE: You will need to hit redeem again after signing up if you are just creating a profile, then the app will allow you to download a map.

Add the Spring Run Map Folder

  1. Click this link to open the Spring Run digital map folder and click ‘+ Add to My Folders’

    You now have this folder saved to your account. We’ll talk more about that later.
  2. Click the ‘Fullscreen’ button. This will open the folder on the main map. Familiarize yourself with the Spring Run Map and play around with the Gaia GPS web map while you’re there.

Download the map to mobile device 

  1. Open this link on a smart phone OR search for ‘gaia gps’ on the App Store (Apple)/Google Play Store (Android) and download the app.

Android Google Play Store:

Apple App Store:

2. Log in to your account on the app. Be sure to use the same email and password you used on the website.

3. Tap the Saved tab at the bottom of the screen. Tap the 2021 Boise Spring Run folder to open it. If you don’t see the folder listed, your device may still be syncing. This should appear within a minute or two.

4. Next, tap the ‘…‘ in the top right corner to open the ’more menu’. Tap Show on Main Map.

5. Your screen will be centered on Spring Run, tap the ‘+’ button to open the ‘create menu’.

6. Tap Download Maps

7. Drag the blue dots so that the red square covers the full ski area. Tap Save.

8. Give the saved map a title and tap Save.

9. You’ll be returned to the main map and your download has started in the background. You can check your map download’s progress by tapping the spinning wheel in the upper left corner of the map.

10. Once the download is complete, you’ll have everything you need to successfully navigate the 2021 Spring Run!
11. You can view the individual trails by opening the 2021 Boise Spring Run folder from the Saved tab.
12. If you want more tips for using Gaia GPS visit the Help Center!