Excerpt: According to Geocaching.com, “Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online.”
Summary: In summary, if you are looking specifically for a geocaching GPS- one that is designed only for hunting out geocaches-then you would probably be best off considering the Magellan eXplorist GC Waterproof Geocaching GPS, which is the world's first GPS to be 100% dedicated to geocaching. If you are new to the modern day treasure hunting experience, you can visit the geocache website and learn all about this fascinating and fun adventure.
Pros: Dedicated- full GPS specifically designed for geocaching, Valuable- many user-friendly features at a reasonable price tag, Featured- trip odometer, record book, map screen with compass, and more, Accessible- instant connection to geocaching website, 30 days free included
Cons: Limited- small screen size and font, slow positioning, poor battery life
Summary: Geocaching is a lot of fun and a fairly cheap hobby at the same time, which leads it to becoming very addictive. The option to pull up the website http://www.geocaching.com and enter in the address where you are or going to and pull up local geocaches is really handy to kill off some time and could be a lot of fun as a group or family activity. Geocache enabled GPS units are becoming more readily available to the market.
Excerpt: The Magellan eXplorist GC is a new introduction designed to do one thing well – geocache! It has a 2.2” color (non-touch) screen, 18 hour (rated) battery life and a highly detailed worldwide basemap. And while it isn’t designed for backcountry navigation, it can accommodate 500 waypoints and a 5,000 point tracklog. Really though, the eXplorist GC is a one-trick pony aimed at geocachers, with a low and sure to be discounted MSRP of $199.99.
Excerpt: De laatste jaren is het wat stil geweest rond de gpsâ€™en van Magellan, maar dankzij een nieuw pr-bureau en met Technolyt als leverancier zijn de Amerikanen weer alive & kicking. De Magellan eXplorist GC is een eenvoudige gps speciaal bestemd voor beginners en toegespitst op geocaching. Geocaching is een spelletje om met de gps op zoek te gaan naar verborgen schatten.
Pros: Handzaam, Eenvoudig, Erg leuk voor volwassenen..., â€¦ en kinderen