This is nearly too good to pass up. The first image below is a screen capture from an Oregon. It also allows you to upload your own symbols for geocaching. The User Manual is available for download from Garmin. It is difficult to program for someone who does not use it a lot, and one should also carry a good compass.

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Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx

Here are a few things 60csc I like about this unit: I use google maps to google maps to get the exact location of trail heads and make a waypoint on city navigator mapsource. You can use the Change Reference menu item to select a new location to search near to – very handy for finding POI and locations at your destination.

Mobile Apps by Lance Whitney Apr 2, Old Reliable The best handheld Garmin made, or will ever make in my opinion. If you have to go used, 60csx is the only way to go. The Csx improvements over their older lines are wonderful! A rugged construction and rubberised buttons… December 24, Jay 4 reviewer rep Rating: The unit I own often seems to move the cursor in the adjacent direction I pressed on the d-pad.


I’ve only had it jump around once, and that was in the heart of downtown Chicago. It does have its faults but for the price, and you can find a good price if you are diligent.

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Handheld

Physically, the difference is not great, but the Oregon and Colorado have a much higher pixel density. I have had both an Explorist and this unit. A buck buys you your first 30 gps,ap of service. Not constant use, obviously. This unit beats the Explorist hands down.

If you plan on using the GPS for a mix of activities, e.

See details for additional description. I have never dropped below 3d coverage with the Garmin unit. I recorded a day hike on an Ohio trail that spent much of its length under trees in a canyon whose depth sometimes exceeded feet; it never failed to record my track.

However, soon it will have very attractive competion, and it should interesting to see what Garmin does then!

Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx Review –

Please share your experience. The photo below shows the 60CSx compared with two other high-end mapping units: The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.


The 60Csx is a must if you do much traveling. Overall the GPS is a good unit, however Garmin’s practice of locking software to a specific GPS unit will send me to the competitors on my next purchase.

Show More Show Less. Calibrating the altimeter is fun – I just climb to a peak of known elevation and reset it, it’s simple. Mapping is the critical component to any GPS unit.

Other than that this is worth its weight in gold. Mobile Apps by Antuan Goodwin Apr 2, About 15 pages in total. The Trip screen shows comprehensive information on your position and travels. Select a category icon, e. This unit shines in the chip set and antenna area. To use multiple map sets you can change gaemin cards.