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    Member 10-Ring's Avatar
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    Garmin 62s Map

    Would anyone know what is the best detail map for the Kaimanawa's for a Garmin 62s and where is a good place to get one at the best price?

    Thanks in advance.
    "The 257 Roberts, some people like to call it the .257 Bob. I think these people should be hung in trees where crows can peck at them." - David Petzal

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    Mr Purples maps are not bad, they are free to download.

    Topo Maps For Garmin GPS

    scroll down towards the bottom.

    You use to be able to downolad a kmz file off topomap.co.nz and then install on to the 62s. Go to the more function at top of page. You can then download the mapsheet as a kmz file. Copy it to the GPS and then install. But you can only install/open one sheet at a time because of the number of images in the map sheet.
    You can combine two or more sheets, but it is a bit of stuffing around.

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    i use the free V12.2 Mr Purple maps in my 62s. Im happy with it!
    20m contour lines, tracks, streams, huts and doc boundaries.

 

 

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