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Offline remo1991(Brent)

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Off Road GPS
« on: May 17, 2016, 03:49:12 PM »
Guy's I'm looking for a good off road GPS any suggestions?
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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2016, 10:41:32 PM »
I'm experimenting with a Topo map app for my tablet.  $12 to store maps on the tablet so a wireless connection is not required out in the field.
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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2016, 05:59:03 AM »
I use a Garmin Oregon 450 and you just download the AZ topos on it.
Only thing is the screens are too small on these but pretty accurate in the middle of nowhere.

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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2016, 12:53:18 PM »
I use an app called gpshiker on my Iphone.  I use it for off-roading and hiking.  Its accurate, but not as accurate as the above mentioned GPS units. 
I have used it for a few years now.  It works well as long as you download the route to your phone before leaving cell range.  If you dont download the route to the phone, it will record an accurate route, but wont help you find your route if your off course. 

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I forgot this app doesn't use topo maps, just satellite images and road maps. 

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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2016, 07:18:03 PM »
Personally I would like to get more into maps and compass work. A large map is way easier to see and use for vehicle navigation. I noticed a lot of the maps have scenic sights of interest on them too. Garmin Etrex works great for most applications and have a long battery life.
Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2016, 11:10:36 PM »
I've been using Backcountry Navigator for several years on my Android devices. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crittermap.backcountrynavigator.license&hl=en

Been very pleased with it.  I pre-load the area's I'm planning to run with both topo and satellite maps and then try to find a GPX or KML/KMZ track of where I want to go.  If I can't find a track, I use Google Earth on my desktop or sometimes just Google Maps in the desktop browser to plot out a course and then export to GPX or KML/KMZ.  For short trips I just use my phone in a mount, but for longer trips, I'll have it on both my phone and a tablet mount.
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Re: Off Road GPS
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2016, 06:40:12 AM »
I've been using Backcountry Navigator for several years on my Android devices. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crittermap.backcountrynavigator.license&hl=en

Been very pleased with it.  I pre-load the area's I'm planning to run with both topo and satellite maps and then try to find a GPX or KML/KMZ track of where I want to go.  If I can't find a track, I use Google Earth on my desktop or sometimes just Google Maps in the desktop browser to plot out a course and then export to GPX or KML/KMZ.  For short trips I just use my phone in a mount, but for longer trips, I'll have it on both my phone and a tablet mount.
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