Objectives: Please see the updated report titled Key Uses of a GPS, which covers both the Oregon and Montana.
I was looking for a mapping GPS to use on extended backcountry trips. I want to periodically pull the GPS out of my pocket, turn it on, determine my location, and mark a waypoint. Battery life is important, since I often do multi-day backcountry trips. In addition, to backcountry use, we occasionally use a GPS while driving in the car to see street maps.
In the past year, I've been using a Garmin Legend Cx. I want to see how much better the Oregon 450t might be. I wanted to know if the larger screen of the 450T was worth the extra power and cost, as compared with the Garmin Legend Hcx which I've used extensively. To see the full review, including experience and problems, you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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