10 07, 2018

Garmin Vista HCX Review

By |2018-08-29T13:49:04+01:00July 10th, 2018|GPS, Hiking|0 Comments

Out of all GPS units that can't display Ordnance Survey maps, Garmin Vista HCX is probably the best. Compact and not as heavy as other units, the Vista has everything a walker needs except for the OS mapping capability. If you can live without that, you'll love this device. It can pick up a fix within seconds and it is solid and weather resistant. It allows you to plan your walks in detail on a PC and then transfer the data, if that's what you want. If you prefer the manual input of your waypoint, [...]

3 07, 2018

Garmin Montana 650t, but is it worth the price tag?

By |2018-08-27T14:28:54+01:00July 3rd, 2018|GPS|0 Comments

Over the last few years, GPS technology has jumped over leaps and bounds to what it is today. Although the use of touch-screens in displaying OS (Ordinance Survey) mapping has become the norm, the expansive 4” display on the Garmin Montana 650t is currently the best in its class as far as portable hand-held GPS devices go. Let’s take a look at what users can expect from this device, and examine what sets it apart from the rest. Designed to be hardy, handy and versatile, the Montana 650t perfectly suits the distinct requirements of outdoor [...]


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