1. Magellan Crossover GPS, £279
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.
Stockists: magellangps.com (opens in new tab)
2. Lowrance iFinder GO2, £99.95
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.
Stockists: lowrance.com (opens in new tab)
3. Satmap Active 10, £299
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.
Stockists: satmap.com (opens in new tab)
4. Garmin eTrex Vista HCx, £279.99
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.
Stockists: garmin.com (opens in new tab)
5. Nokia N95, £495
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.
Stockists: nokia.co.uk (opens in new tab)
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