Garmin eTrex Legend C - GPS Devices: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Garmin eTrex Legend C - GPS Devices: Reviews

   Photo: Kevin Lowes

I launched into my daily bike commute with the Legend C in my pack's outer mesh pocket and locked on to six satellites. Every 30 seconds, the receiver silently dropped a digital bread crumb on the tack-sharp map. Out on the streets, the feature is a novelty, but in the wilderness it's a lifesaver. As you wander the tundra, the waterproof Legend C will automatically store up to 10,000 of these plot points, each noting your heading, altitude, and lat/long position. Ask the unit to guide you back to, say, the Cessna landing strip and it will retrace your steps via clear onscreen prompts—while discreetly truncating the giant meandering circles you've been wandering in for hours.

Specs:>> Weight: 5.5 ounces >> Screen: 1.3 x 1.75 inches, 256 colors >> Battery life with backlight off: 36 hours

Filed To: Men's, GPS Devices

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