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GPS Hardware Buyer's Guide (and comparison table) #4750
Written: 2014.09.19 by: Robin Tivy


There are several bivouac members doing valuable exploration yet don't have GPS units. So I wrote this article, imagining that they asked me: "What GPS should I recommend?" What is most important to me is that they find it easy to collect track logs. Fortunately every GPS collects track logs. So at the low end, we could consider a device whose only function is to collect track logs and display your coordinates. Next level up is one that has topo maps and a larger screen, such as my old Oregon 450T. They cost at least $100 more than the level 1 GPS. Next is one that has barometric altimeter

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