Map, Compass & GPS

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

Thursday, January 2, 2014

15 GPS Tips

Rich Owings at has a super post on key tips for the new hand held GPS user.  Learn how to better use and set up you personal GPS.  

If you got a new handheld GPS, I’m hoping the weather is nice enough for you to get out and play with it. Here are some tips to help get you off on the right foot.

To read Rich's post go here.

A tip I would add is to "dump the junk."  Get rid of those old GPS waypoints that you don't use.  Keep the waypoints that you will need for y9our next journey afield.  I recommend not using your GPS as an electronic filing cabinet.

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