Gym equipment
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1. Magellan Crossover GPS, £279

Best for… all-round adventurers

This can be used in a car, on water or for off-road adventures. The colour touch screen displays your altitude, distance covered and your estimated time of arrival.


2. Lowrance iFinder GO2, £99.95

Best for… value

Despite the low price, the iFinder is easy to use and quick to pick up a signal. It’s not the most stylishly designed bit of kit and it’s light on features, but you can store 100 routes with up to 10,000 points on any trail.

3. Satmap Active 10, £299

Best for… technophobes

This device comes ready to use and the eight-way joystick allows you to explore maps easily. The 3.5-inch colour screen displays your speed and distance as well as the route ahead.


4. Garmin eTrex Vista HCx, £279.99

Best for… reception

If you’re going into dense tree cover or a canyon, take this compact gizmo. The high-sensitivity receiver means that you won’t lose connection when you need it most.

5. Nokia N95, £495

Best for… style

If you don’t fancy carrying an extra device around, use this mobile with built-in GPS mapping technology and voice navigation. Listen to the MP3 player on your way and use the 5-megapixel camera to snap your destination when you get there.

Lucy Miller
Former editor

Lucy Miller is an experienced journalist who has worked across a range of health and fitness titles. She was the fitness and nutrition editor at Men’s Fitness UK, and has also been fitness editor of both Health & Fitness UK and Women’s Fitness UK. Lucy qualified as a NASM-certified personal trainer and nutritionist in 2008.