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Garmin Etrex

Garmin Etrex


Postby RicKamila » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:47 pm

Hi guys and gals

Im looking at buying a Garmin Etrex 20 or 25, maybe the 30 (pretty much all I can afford). Am I correct in saying that I can come on Walkhighlands and plot a map in the GPS planner and then upload it to the Etrex to follow out in the open?

Thanks.
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Re: Garmin Etrex

Postby china88 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:10 am

Yes that's correct

Once you have downloaded the file you need to send it to your device. I use Basecamp Garmins own tool.

However you will need a map on the device itself. There are a number of options for that:

Garmin Maps

OS MAPS= expensive

Other maps based on Open Street Map----I use these on my device and have walked all over the UK with these
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Re: Garmin Etrex

Postby Gythral » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:37 am

Simple answer is yes

There are a number of threads discussing uploading to Garmin devices & the use of Basecamp or other software to do this
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Re: Garmin Etrex

Postby RicKamila » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:47 pm

Thanks guys

The one I'm looking at comes with a map pack. Might head in to a shop and have a look at all three.

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