Importance of a Handheld GPS Carrying Case

A handheld GPS is convenient because it can be brought with you anywhere. It is ideal for any outdoor enthusiast and can even be used in the car, on a bicycle, in a boat or trekking through the mountains. The one problem with a handheld GPS is that because it is normally being carried everywhere you go, especially on outdoor adventures, it has the possibility of … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right GPS Receiver

There are many different GPS units for a large variety of uses. Which GPS receiver will be right for you will depend on your needs. Steps to Choosing the Right GPS Device Where and When - Determine where and when you will use the GPS receiver. There are GPS units designed for a variety of different uses and activities. Determine where and when you will use your … [Read more...]

Top Handheld GPS Benefits

GPS units of all kinds have become extremely popular in the last several years. No longer do we need to stop and ask for directions or have any idea at all where we are going for that matter. Whether you are driving, hiking, cycling, boating, kayaking or geocashing there is a GPS device that will suit your needs. A very popular type of unit is a handheld GPS … [Read more...]

Handheld GPS Buyers Guide

If you have done much research on handheld GPS units you have likely realized that there are hundreds to choose from. Hopefully you have some idea as to what kind of GPS device will suit your needs best. Now it is just a matter of knowing exactly what features to look for. How Does a Handheld GPS Receiver Work? GPS stands for ‘Global Positioning System’. Handheld … [Read more...]

Garmin GPSMAP 76 Waterproof Handheld GPS Review

My friend Matt was interested in buying a waterproof handheld GPS for kayaking and asked my opinion on which one to get… assuming I would know as I am an avid kayaker. However the extent of my knowledge on GPS units was that I knew Garmin was the name to look for. The only reason I knew that was because last year I purchased a heart rate monitor for running and … [Read more...]