The Garmin eTrex Summit is basically the same GPS as the basic yellow Garmin eTrex, with two added features — a barometric altimeter and electronic compass. Just like the basic eTrex though, the Summit comes with no PC interface cable. If you want that, you’ll have to pay extra for it.
14 readers at Amazon gave the Summit an average 4 out of 5 star review. Here’s what other reviewers are saying about the eTrex Summit:
- CNet’s Garmin Summit review gives the unit an 8 (out of a possible 10) score, and there are four reader reviews there too.
- There is an individual owner’s Gamin eTrex Summit review posted at BackpackGearTest.org.
- A UK site offers an in-depth eTrex Summitt review with lots of screen shots.
Here are some other resources that may be useful:
- The official Garmin eTrex Summit web page.
- A PDF version of the eTrex Summit owners manual.
- Want to see how the Summit stacks up against other handheld units? Check out this Garmin GPS comparison tool.
- There is a Yahoo eTrex discussion group that focuses exclusively on the eTrex product line.
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