Never get lost again with these GPS systems
Going on long road trips or taking long hikes into the woods is great fun. This could all change when you suddenly realize that you don’t really know where you are. In most movies the fun usually begins when you are lost in the middle of nowhere but in reality a lot of things could go wrong. GPS devices ensure that you have no issues.
GPS devices these days are quite accurate and will pinpoint your location down to a meter on the map. There are many different types of GPS devices available these days which are suited for different purposes. Among the manufacturers for GPS devices Garmin and TomTom are the most popular ones available. If you are going hiking into the woods then getting handheld GPS systems makes a lot of sense. The handheld GPS devices from Garmin are perfect to carry around when going on long overnight hikes or camping trips.
The Garmin GPS navigation systems with topo support are the ones you need to get. Among them the Garmin GPSMAP 62stc happens to be the best one available. It has some of the best features you will find. This GPS device comes with 100k maps and you can add more thanks to the 4.3 GB of on board storage space. This device also supports Garmin’s BirdsEye Satellite imagery. You need to subscribe for this service separately though. This device is one of the most accurate handheld devices around thanks to the quad helix antenna it features. In addition to the maps this device also features a 3 axis tilt compass to give you a better sense of direction. This GPS device also comes with a 5 megapixel camera which takes good pictures. The only issue with this is the amount of storage space you have.
A few handheld GPS are waterproof as well. These waterproof handheld GPS devices have a rugged exterior which makes them reasonably shockproof as well. They are your best bet in bad weather when it comes to camping and long overnight walks. So get yourself a GPS device and enjoy the great outdoors