How to Create a Garmin Custom Map
This is a tutorial on how to create a custom Garmin map by using google earth to create a KMZ file with an image overlay. Then take the KMZ file and drop it into your CustomMaps folder on your Garmin device. In this example, I am using a GPSMAP 62s.
Garmin GPSMap 62 – Tracks vs Routes
Quick tutorial on the difference between a track & route. A track or tracklog is a breadcrumb trail of your current activity on your GPS. This could be your day of hiking in a park. You can use the tracback feature on your garmin gpsmap 62 to navigate back using the same track if you […]
Garmin GPSMAP 62 – Initial Setup – Calibrate Compass
Quick overview of what to expect when you take out your new garmin gpsmap 62s out of the box. Goes over the language selection, electronic compass calibration, unit setup, backlight setup, position format and key layout.
Garmin Forerunner 110 vs 405 /410 Compare Review
This is a quick compare review between a garmin forerunner 110 and a 405. Our local outfitter store, Trail Shop provided me with a demo unit and I ran with the unit for about 20 km which forms the basis of my review. I will use the 405 as the comparison. overall the device […]
Garmin Montana 600 – How to Navigate Waypoints
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to mark a waypoint and navigate to it using the compass page. The compass page on the garmin montana 600 is very customizable and a lot of functions are in the drawer.
Update Firmware via Basecamp
I’ll show you how to update your firmware using the Garmin Basecamp software.
Garmin Fit ANT+ for iOS
Here are my impressions of Garmin’s ANT+ adapter and Garmin FIT iOS application.