[Cdt-l] gps with maps question

David Thibault dthibaul07 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 21:55:50 CDT 2012

Actually that is pretyy much how I envison using it.  I guess it makes
sense that the maps really aren't all that important - since I will have
the hardcopies anyway.
I guess I just figured since the device did maps I would need them.  The
marketers score another victory.


> If you just intend to turn your gps on to use in  perplexing situations,
> then you can probably do fine without any base maps at all.  You will still
> be able to navigate to waypoints and stay on route.  I have not found
> having
> tiny maps on a tiny screen (be it a phone or gps) to be particularly
> useful.
> A paper map is much better, and you will definitely be carrying those.
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