No matter how hardcore the adventure, sometimes you just have to stay connected. The Delorme Earthmate PN-60W Portable GPS Navigator with SPOT Satellite Communicator ($550) gives you Delorme’s renown handheld GPS functionality paired with SPOT satellite communications. In wireless tandem the two units give adventurers not only unprecedented tools in the wild, but also the ability to communicate via text message to Facebook and Twitter from practically anywhere on earth. Or, to other SPOT enabled PN-60W users within a one mile radius. Of course, SPOT can also send SOS messages with your GPS positioning data in case you need to send the message “SOS. In Amazon w/malaria. Need help and Diet Pepsi…”

The Delorme Earthmate PN-60W is feature packed for outdoor activities including a 2.2″ 65K TFT screen legible in sunlight, 3.5GB built-in memory, 32GB SD card slot, 31 hour battery life, 3-axis electronic compass that works in any position, elevation profile tool, barometric altimeter for elevation and weather changes, geocaching features with aerial imagery, almanac pages, tides, sunrise/sunset/moon phases, and Topo USA 9.0 which includes topographic detail maps, trail maps, U.S. and Canada streets and roads, and places of interest. Not for the nearest Starbucks, but campgrounds, boat launch sites, unique natural and geographical features, and prime hunting/fishing spots.

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