Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tracking Barometric Pressure With A GPS

Extend the usefulness of your GPS by tracking and monitoring the local weather.

Resetting your GPS to monitor and plot barometric pressure is a great tool for the backcountry hiker.

The following is the lead-in to an article that I recently wrote for the web site:

Barometric pressure data is important because it gives the hiker an idea of how the weather is developing and changing. I use my Garmin GPSMap60CS receiver to provide barometric pressure information while hiking in the back country. 

To read the rest of the post go here.

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