Mounting Options for the Garmin eTrex 10 20 30 GPS

During the second half of 2011, Garmin released a new generation of their 10-year old eTrex GPS line.  Options range from a basic black and white display on the eTrex 10 all the way to a color screen with nice additions like a compass and built-in barometric altimeter with wireless route sharing on the eTrex 30.  These units are very competitively prices and are marketed to hikers, bikers and geocachers for handheld use. We all know that people will use these for more than simply handheld use, so without further ado, we present some thoughts for selecting a mount.  One important … Read more…

Popular Mounts for Geocaching

The internet and a GPS make great partners together.  Unfamiliar with geocaching?  It’s a modern day treasure hunt using a GPS.  Where do you find out about the hidden treasures?  There’s a lot of websites out there that publish them.  The premier sites are geocaching.com and groundspeak.com but several others are out there as well.  The sites deliver coordinates by state.  Don’t forget to sign the hidden log when you find it. So the question is what GPS should you use and then where do I put it?  Your best bets are the handheld GPS units from Garmin (eTrex and … Read more…