A lot our adventures leave developed trails and follow informal boot paths, or sometimes no paths at all. Our terrain is frequently heavily wooded or high relief, so that visual navigation is restricted. We use our GPS’s a lot.
I have always used a handheld Garmin unit. But lot of my friends have switched to GPS applications on their smart phones. I wondered if I was missing something. So this spring I put the smart phone GPS app approach to some real world testing. Continue reading