Put your own maps on your Garmin handheld

Forever referring back to your old faithful paper map for its familiar detail and favourite locations? With Custom Maps there’s no need to compromise your love of paper with the power of digital. Now you can simply transfer your favourite maps – paper or digital – into a compatible format for use on your Oregon™, Dakota™ or Colorado™ Garmin GPS handheld; and all completely free!!

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Original map and Custom map on unit

Whether you’re a new student on campus, want to follow a recommended ramble or explore the grounds of a visitor attraction, you can add details, labels and landmarks from an existing map to your Garmin via your computer to enjoy sophisticated navigation no matter the source.

Simply scan and save your map to your computer and “georeference”, or benchmark, the location it covers using Google™ Earth. A free downloadable custom map will be created to give detail on your GPS handheld especially tailored for the trip.