Originally posted on the Google Maps blog.

Today Google announces 38 new run and lift maps for some of the most popular mountains across North America. 

You just stepped out of the gondola into a strong wind at the peak. It’s cold and you’re weighing whether to drop into that powdery black diamond chute you’ve always dreamt of...or sliding down the nearest blue for hot cider at the base. Google Maps is now your “go to” mountain guide.

Whether you’re shredding Big White or Big Sky, Google Maps offers a comprehensive, accurate and easy way to find the best route down the hill.

Power up Google Maps on your Android device or iPhone, and the mountain information you need is right there. Blue, green and black runs are shown as solid colored lines and ski lifts are red dotted lines. Click on the links to explore the maps of of these iconic Canadian winter resorts.



               

Whistler Blackcomb on iPhone and Lake Louise Resorts on Android

Ski resorts in Google Maps can also be helpful when you’re gearing up for a trip. You can check out the maps on your laptop browser to plot your course, and even get a Street View preview of a few select slopes before you head up the mountain.

Map of Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe in California

The growing list of mountain maps now available in Google Maps is here:  



We hope you’ll use these maps to discover new trails and find your way around the mountain more quickly and easily. We’ve got more ski resort maps on the way, so be sure to check Google Maps before your next trip. See you out there!

Posted by Ryan Poscharsky, Strategic Partner Manager, Google Maps