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7/25/2019 12:13 PM
 
Looking for advise on a reliable gps, i backpack,hunt,etc and sometimes have no cell service.i get lost so easy!Im getting better with map and compass and usually carry those,of course i have my phone.I have a older inreach but it did fail to work once last year,looking at upgrading to a mini,601 or 64st.
Just need real world advise.
 
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7/25/2019 12:45 PM
 
My advice is to get an Inreach Mini and pair it with Earthmate on your phone. You bascially get all the functionality of the Fortrex, plus synced base maps on your phone, plus two way messaging; plus emergency response in something not much bigger than a fortrex.

Co-Owner Hill People Gear "If anything goes wrong it will be a fight to the end, if your training is good enough, survival is there; if not nature claims its foreit." - Dougal Haston
 
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