Bushnell GPS – Bushnell Backtrack GPS and Bushnell Backtrack D-Tour GPS
Bushnell is an industry leader in high-performance sports optics to enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor pursuit from spectator sports, nature study, hunting, fishing and birding to hiking and stargazing.
Bushnell produce a range of binoculars, telescopes, rifle scopes, spotting scopes, laser rangefinders and other high-end optical equipment. They also produce handheld GPS devices that can be used for walking and hiking. The most popular Bushnell GPS devices for hiking and walking are the Bushnell BackTrack GPS (G2 is latest version) and the Bushnell BackTrack D-Tour GPS.
Bushnell GPS – Backtrack
The Bushnell BackTrack GPS device is a simple and easy to use handheld GPS unit you can use to help you find your way back to a specific location such as the start of a hike.
You can store several locations, depending on the model, such as your car, accommodation such as tent or lodge, or other location, and then forget about it whilst you are out hiking or walking.
When you are returning back from your hike you use this GPS tracker to find your way back to your start location by following a direction arrow.
Not only can you use it for hiking or walking, you can use it to find your car in a car park, or any location anytime you are in unfamiliar territory.
This 3 minutes video describes the benefits of the Bushnell Backtrack GPS.
Bushnell GPS – Backtrack D-Tour
The Bushnell BackTrack D-Tour GPS enables you not only to store your trailhead and campsite locations, it can also log that hidden spot where you found that fabulous view whilst hiking. It not only provides simple distance and direction but includes a self-calibrating digital compass, time, temperature, altitude and latitude/longitude coordinates. When you return home from your adventure, you can easily upload up to 48 hours of data to a computer to relive your experience and share it with friends.
This 4 minutes 27 seconds video describes the benefits of the Bushnell Backtrack D-Tour GPS.
If you want to learn more about handheld GPS for walking and hiking, read our guide on handheld GPS here.
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If you want to read more here are some useful resources:
- Bushnell Backtrack-G2 GPS on the Bushnell website.
- Bushnell Backtrack GPS D-Tour on the Bushnell website.