I would recommend this to anyone using it for similar uses.
7 July 2011
Summary: This unit is excellent for sport navigation, and is used primarily for Geo-caching and other outdoor activities. Easy to use, and menu's are straight forward. Display could be a bit easier to see in strong daylight, but it serves it's purpose well.
Summary: i bought this because it was cheap and i want to get into geocaching well i was surprised at how nice of a unit it is you do need a terrain map to use with it as with any high tech stuff learn to use a compass so when your batteries die you won't up the creek without a paddle
Summary: I purchased a factory refurbished Garmin eTrex Summit hand held GPS receiver. The main reason I chose this model was for the price and features it had. This GPS will be used for geocaching and not for navigation in a vehicle. You could use it for driving off road but it does not have any street map type of navigation so you would need to set way points in order to navigate.
Summary: I HAVE NEVER USED THE ITEM. I LIKE THE SIZE AND WHAT I READ ABOUT THE FEATURES. I HAVE A HAND HELD GPS BUT I HAD MISPLACED IT SO I PURCHASED THE SUMMIT THE AFTER IT CAME IN I FOUND MY REGULAR GPS WHICH I HAD PURCHASED MANY YEARS AGO ON EBAY. I LIKE IT BECAUSE I AM USED TO WORKING WITH IT. NOW I WILL BE LOOKING TO SELL THE ETREX. I LOVE EBAY. MY WIFE SAYS I AM ADDICTED TO IT. LOL. IT IS THE CHALLENGE TO TRY AND OUTSMART THE OTHER BIDDERS FOR SOMETHING I WANT.
Summary: I purchased a Garmin Etrex hand held GPS receiver several weeks ago. I have found that this receiver is easy to use and has a good amount of features. This GPS receiver has proved to be accurate to within 16ft or less. Features of the receiver are its ability to track up to 12 satellite channels, the ability to mark 500 waypoints, automatic track log,route navigation of up to 50 waypoints, trip computer which displays speed,average speed,maximum...
Summary: I am an avid hunter,before buyýng my gps a did an extencýve search for the best suited one for my needs.there is no question that the eTrex Summit has all I ask.the electronic compass is the most important future.When I hunt I always go deep in the forest. I used to have some terrible lost instances,I tell you getting lost in deep forest is no joke at all.now with my summit in my pocket I am the kýng of forests.the poiter page future is also extra advantage the summit...