On the Road
- Garmin Forerunner 301. // Runner's World;Mar2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p114
Evaluates the wrist-mounted Forerunner 301 Global Positioning System monitoring device for runners from Garmin.
- Lost and Found. // Runner's World;Sep2005, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p116
Provides information on the Navman Sport Tool R300, a global positioning system-based speed and distance monitors used for running races.
- satellite hiker. Howe, Steve // Backpacker;Apr2004, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p61
Presents a backpacker guide to Global Positioning System.
- Be Prepared. NEARY, ELIZABETH // Runner's World;Jul2012, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p112
The article evaluates several racing equipments including Carmin Montana GPS unit, Petzltikkaxp2 headlamp and mountain harowear fluid.
- GPS 201. // Backpacker;Feb2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p47
The article presents advice on how to use a global positioning system device (GPS) for backpacking and hiking.
- Brunton Atlas MNS. // Field & Stream;Jun2005, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p92
The article presents an atlas for backpackers. An improved version of the original Atlas, the MNS adds Brunton's MultiNavigation System, including the StraightHome feature that points the way back even with the unit turned off. The real kicker is the integrated mapping software. Regional...
- Smooth Navigator. // Backpacker;Jun2006, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p52
The article presents advice on the use of digital navigation in the backcountry from backpacker map-scout Steve Howe. These tips pertain to hoarding battery power, improving the accuracy of the global positioning system (GPS), carrying the GPS, and recording route descriptions, odometer readings...
- CHAPTER EIGHT: FINDING YOUR WAY. // Hiking & Backpacking;2005, p179
Chapter 8 of the book "Hiking & Backpacking" is presented. It explores how one can find his or her way during a hiking or backpacking trip. It discusses the role of maps in familiarizing oneself with an area. It also offers information on a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit, which receives...
- GPS CELL PHONES. // Backpacker;Mar2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p106
This article provides information on cellular telephones with global positioning system features for backpacking including Motorola i560 and Nextel BlackBerry 7100i.