Garmin GPSMAP 62st


Garmin GPSMAP 62st

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Preloaded with Canadian topo maps, this unit is ready to go right out of the box. 3.5 GB of internal memory lets you use it with Garmin® Custom maps or BirdsEye overlay satellite imagery – you can see overhead photos of your destinations, pick routes and campsites, and avoid roadblocks and hazards.

  • High-sensitivity, quad helix antenna offers the best reception in its class.
  • Hot-Fix satellite prediction for fast acquisition after turning on.
  • Colour display is readable in bright sunlight.
  • 3-axis compass provides accurate heading without being held level. Provides back-up in the unlikely event of satellite reception problems.
  • Altimeter/barometer works for navigation and weather prediction.
  • Share routes, tracks, waypoints, and geocaches wirelessly with compatible units.
  • NiMH or lithium batteries recommended.

Tech specs

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Display dimensions 5.5 x 3.6cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Built-in memory 3.5GB
Dimensions 16 x 6.1 x 3.6cm
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.


Waypoints consist of a standard set of coordinates (two for land, three for air or space) that identify a specific physical location. A route is navigated between two or more waypoints.

Display type Transflective colour TFT
Interface USB and NMEA 0183
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.


A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Battery power indicator Yes
Area calculation Yes
Track log 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Tide tables Yes
Data card microSD card (not included)
Low battery warning Yes
Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

Touch screen No
Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Floats No
Batteries 2 AA (not included)
Routes 200
Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
Battery life 20 h
Chest strap Sold separately
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Made in Taiwan