Now shipping: GPSMAP 62 series featured in new videos, minisite


Boasting a 2.6” sunlight-readable color display, up to 20 hours of battery life and a high-sensitivity GPS receiver and quad helix antenna for unparalleled reception, the GPSMAP 62 series features three distinct waterproof models to suit various activities and interests. The basic GPSMAP 62 includes a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief. The GPSMAP 62s adds a 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass and wireless connectivity for sharing routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between other compatible Garmin handhelds. GPSMAP 62s also includes a barometric altimeter that tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude. Users can also plot barometric pressure over time, which can help keep an eye on changing weather conditions. In addition to these key features, GPSMAP 62st includes preloaded 100K topographic maps for the entire United States (or preloaded 50K topographic mapping of Canada for the Canadian version).

help the environment and be more efficient by going paperless with the
GPSMAP 62 series
, quickly downloading cache information directly to the
device. Each model stores and displays key information such as location,
terrain, difficulty, hints and description, so that you don’t have to
tote printouts with you. Learn more about geocaching, getting started
and going paperless at

Subscribers to BirdsEye Satellite
can use BaseCamp software to quickly transfer
high-resolution satellite images to any Garmin GPSMAP 62 device and
seamlessly integrate those images into the handheld’s maps to get a true
representation of the surroundings. More details can be found at

Customizing maps for your Garmin outdoor handheld has never been easier.
Through a few simple steps, Garmin’s
Custom Maps
can bring the details, labels and landmarks of your
existing paper or electronic map to a product in the GPSMAP 62 series,
or a compatible Garmin Oregon, Dakota or Colorado. Compatible with both
PC and Mac, this free utility complements the myriad of mapping products
already offered for Garmin devices, including City Navigator, NT for
turn-by-turn directions on city streets, Blue Chart g2, for marine
charting, and TOPO U.S. 24K and 100K map software for incredible terrain
detail (each sold separately). To walk through the steps, to find and
share maps and to join discussions about Garmin Custom Maps, visit

Experiences will live on long after the activity has ended, thanks to Garmin
free-to-join online community of more than 20 million activities for
sharing, storing, analyzing and enjoying at
Outdoor and fitness enthusiasts alike can share activities on Facebook
and Twitter, export to Google Earth or relive the activity in table
view, calendar view or on a variety of maps including our new embedded
Google Earth view.

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