Garmin GPSMAP 62s GPS Handheld Navigator features a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass, a barometric altimeter and supports BirdsEye Satellite imagery (subscription required) and photo navigation. Rugged and waterproof, GPSMAP 62s Navigation System by Garmin features a quad helix antenna for unparalleled reception, has a high-speed USB connection, a sleek new design and connects wirelessly to compatible Garmin handhelds.
Garmin GPS comes with built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief, so you can navigate anywhere with ease. With photo navigation, you can download pictures from Garmin Connect Photos and navigate to them. Garmin GPSMAP 62s has a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, which shows your heading even when you're standing still, without holding it level. Its barometric altimeter tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.
With this GPS navigation device by Garmin you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS device users. So now your friends can also enjoy your favorite hike or cache - simply press "send" to transfer your information to similar units, and let the games begin. With its quad helix antenna and high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction, this GPS navigation device by Garmin locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and deep canyons. The advantage is clear - whether you're in deep woods or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Garmin GPSMAP 62s to help you find your way when you need it the most.
Adding more maps is easy with Garmin's wide array of detailed topographic, marine and road maps. With 1.7G of onboard memory, you can conveniently download 24K and 100K topo maps and hit the trail, download BlueChart g2 for a great day on the water or City Navigator NT map data for turn-by-turn routing on roads. Garmin GPSMAP-62s GPS Navigator also supports BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), that lets you download satellite images to your device and integrate them with your maps. In addition, the Garmin 62s GPS is compatible with Custom Maps, free software that transforms paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps for your device. You've been busy exploring and now you want to store and analyze your activities. With a simple connection to your computer and to the Internet, you can get a detailed analysis of your activities and send tracks to your outdoor device using Garmin Connect. This one-stop site offers an activity table and allows you to view your activities on a map using Google Earth. Explore other routes uploaded by millions of Garmin Connect users and share your experiences on Twitter and Facebook.
Getting started is easy, so get out there, explore, and share. Garmin GPS MAP 62s Navigation supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit. By going paperless, you're not only helping the environment but also improving efficiency. GPS Navigation by Garmin stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions, which means no more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs! Simply upload the GPX file to your unit and start hunting for caches. Slim and lightweight, Garmin GPS 62s is the perfect companion for all your outdoor pursuits.