Below is the table which shows the top 6 best handheld gps for backpacking 2018. Each and every handheld gps for backpacking is chosen by our specialist reviewers.

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# 1 - Kestrel 2500nv Pocket Weather Meter


  • Accurate, rugged handheld wind /airflow meter with large, replaceable impeller, responsive temperature sensor and digital pressure altimeter; optional night-vision-preserving backlight
  • Measures and displays barometric pressure & 3-hour pressure trend, altitude, wind chill, air/water/snow temperature, current/average/maximum wind speeds on large, clear LCD
  • Waterproof (IP-67), floats, drop-tested to military standards (MIL-STD-810G), patented
  • Includes slip-on protective cover, neck lanyard, CR2032 coin cell battery and 5-year warranty
  • Used in hunting, fishing, animal behavior prediction, varmint hunting, military operations, law enforcement, backpacking, camping, climbing, mountaineering, research and more


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# 2 - Garmin Geko 101 Waterproof Hiking Gps (yellow)


  • Compact 12-channel GPS receiver with high-contrast display (100 x 64 pixels)
  • Stores 250 waypoints
  • Waterproof: submersible for 30 minutes in one meter of water (IEC 529 IPX7 standards)
  • Easy operation: five buttons for one-hand use
  • 12-hour operation on 2 AAA batteries


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# 3 - Garmin Etrex 10 Gps One Color, One Size

Quickly locking onto satellites for painless location pinpointing, the Garmin eTrex 10 GPS delivers reliable navigation and rugged dependability for outdoor enthusiasts venturing deep into the wilderness. Simultaneously tracking both GPS and Russian-based GLONASS satellites, the eTrex 10 GPS finds your position approximately 20-percent faster than traditional GPS receivers. Suddenly, locking onto a GPS signal is incredibly quick, as GLONASS adds 24 additional satellites for speedy signal transmission. Plus, HotFix satellite prediction gives regular users even faster satellite acquisition by predicting the positioning of GPS satellites up to three-days since its last use. Offering no-nonsense functionality, the eTrex 10 GPS…


  • Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year
  • Recommended Use: hiking & camping, backpacking, travel
  • Claimed Weight: 5 oz
  • Included Software: Garmin Express (free download online), Garmin Connect compatible
  • Expansion Card: not available (only available on eTrex 20/30)


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# 4 - Onxmaps Roam Northwest: Digital Recreation Map For Garmin Gps - Color Coded Land Ownership - 24k Topo - Roads And Trails - Covers Idaho, Washington, And Oregon

Start Your Adventure Today! Suited for any outdoor activity, ROAM Northwest for Garmin gives the detail you need when finding your next route. Comprised of the best 24k topo features on the market, bringing together BLM, Forest Service, and Topographic data to provide a detailed map for all of your adventures. Find new places to recreate using the most complete public lands and open spaces map available. It's easy, just browse the map for color-coded lands and hit the trail. Our detailed public land data can expose City, County, State, Federal, or other open space lands that might hold your…


  • 24k Topo Detail - Multi-State Regional Map
  • Public/Private Lands and Open Space - National Forest Service, BLM, State, Local, City Parks, Wilderness Areas, etc.
  • Color Coded Land Ownership - Different color for each land type
  • Trails - National Forest, National Park, State Park, BLM, US Fish & Wildlife, Statewide, County, Urban, Ski, and Snowmobile/OHV trails
  • Points of Interest and Recreational Areas - Boat Ramps, Beach Access, Campsites, Fishing Access, Picnic Areas, Trailheads, Wildlife Viewpoints, etc.


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# 5 - Lowepro Dashpoint 20 Camera Bag - Multi Attachment Pouch For Your Mirrorless Camera

Colorful and lightweight. Versatile and protective. These pouches feature a flexible attachment system so you can carry your camera, Smartphone or GPS lots of ways. Versatile, t-Lock attachment system provides vertical webbing and horizontal flaps (each with hook/loop fasteners) to easily secure pouch to the most common attachment points: loops, straps, daisychains, etc. Wide-mouth opening with reverse zippers offers easy access to gear. Durable EVA padding provides protective, impact-resistant construction. Built-in memory card pocket supplies a convenient place to stash spare memory—right inside top lid. Removable/adjustable shoulder strap with rotating snaphooks offers comfortable fit with increased mobility. The Dashpoint 20…


  • Versatile, t-Lock attachment system provides vertical webbing and horizontal flaps (each with hook/loop fasteners) to easily secure pouch to the most common attachment points: loops, straps, daisychains, etc.
  • Wide-mouth opening with reverse zippers offers easy access to gear
  • Durable EVA padding provides protective, impact-resistant construction
  • Fits: CSC (with attached pancake lens), pro compact, handheld GPS or other electronic device. Spare memory card
  • Internal Dimensions: 7.5 x 6 x 12.3 cm (2.95 x 2.36 x 4.84 in)
  • Multi-functional, outdoor-inspired pouch offers a lightweight, yet rugged carrying solution for a wide variety of electronic devices