Whether you are hiking, biking, or hitting the slopes for a few runs you will always know where you are with the Garmin Foretrex GPS. Excellent 5 stars Verified purchase: One of my Foretrexs expired a few weeks ago and… September 14, Azguy guest Rating: Additional Product Features Screen Size. Check the Price on Amazon. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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You can share your stored data wirelessly with other Foretrax units so you can compare and exchange routes and waypoints.

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fofetrex I’ll always carry map and compass of course but this gadget, to me, is a keeper. I am happy to answer your questions. Skip to main content. A lot of military guys seem to use these and even they give it generally good reports from battle conditions. I was hoping to use the along with the Garmin heart rate monitor during my mt bike rides instead of the my Edge and separate HRM.

Garmin Foretrex 401 GPS Receiver

Unfortunately, there is not much documentation available for Spanner other than the installation instructions found on the download page. In my first real backpacking situation I found it to be horribly inaccurate, it told me to go in the opposite direction that I knew I had to go. Thanks for your helpful feedback on the model differences. Good Value Kit Good rugged piece of kit. Garmin Foretrex GPS. As an altimeter it suffers because it uses a barometer for measuring elevation.

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Once calibrated, which is simple, the arrow in the display brought me to within spitting distance of my way-point every time. Garmin Foretrex GPS.

He also has a bachelors degree in Emergency and Disaster Management and has been interested in prepping and preparedness for close to two decades. The lacks some of the added features and programs that you can find in other GPS.

This navigation device mounts securely to your wrist so you can see where you are without taking your hands off of your trekking poles or bicycle handle bars. Rated 5 out of 5 by Diego R from Great performance!

Garmin Foretrex Review and a Garmin vs Comparison

This can be modified very easily to your own preferred setup, the fact that it has so many features is brilliant for such a compact robust design. Although Suunto watches are good, I find the Foretrex better for clearer display and easier to operate and transfer data on PC.

Many improvements, especially the compass that does not require movement to use.

On the bright side, Garmin Connect, our online fitness website, will support the Garmin Outdoor product line in the second half of Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace’s independent gear reviews. Foretex orders are processed the next shipping day.

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Garmin Foretrex 401 Review and a Garmin 601 vs 401 Comparison

Anyone interested in a durable, reliable, no-frills GPS should be interested in picking up the Garmin Foretrex It was banged around all over Afghanistan, inside vehicles and on dismounted patrols, blown up twice, and kept on going with no problem. Be the first to review this item. I wanted a GPS so I could navigate without stopping to take a back-azimuth and without pulling out the map and note paper. My been retired from regular service for a few years now, after I retired garminn military service.

The Foretrex is super lightweight and fits nicely on the wrist.

Foretrex GPS is rated 4. Have fun on those hikes now that you can do them under your own conditions!

Several times in the last two fforetrex I have had to find my way back to camp in a whiteout. Electronics need to be intuitive enough so that instructions are unnecessary.

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