Garmin eTrex Touch 25 GPS 5045-579

Garmin eTrex Touch 25 GPS


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The next iteration in Garmin's tried-and-true eTrex GPS series. The Touch 25 features a colour touchscreen, a 3-axis electronic compass, and a preloaded basemap, all surrounded by a rugged, water-resistant housing. High-sensitivity GPS receiver with GLONASS support gives access to a huge range of satellites, resulting in faster, more accurate performance in heavy cover areas like canyons or dense forests. A simple, intuitive, and reliable device for geocaching or supplementing your map and compass duo.

  • Large colour touchscreen display makes it easy to zoom in and out of maps.
  • GLONASS supported GPS receiver is fast, accurate, and consistent.
  • HotFix satellite prediction for quick acquisition and good signal lock.
  • Activity profiles let you customize data fields for activities like climbing, biking and hiking, and make it easy to switch between them.
  • 3-axis tilt-compensated compass shows your heading even when standing still, without holding it level.
  • Capable of turn-by-turn routing when paired with road map (road map not included).
  • Pre-loaded with 250,000 worldwide geocaches from
  • 4GB of internal memory.
  • MicroSD slot for even more expanded memory (card not included).
  • Compatible with free BaseCamp software, which displays topographic maps with contour lines and elevation profiles in 2-D or 3-D on your computer screen, and lets you view and organize maps, waypoints, routes and tracks.
  • 16 hours of battery life takes you pretty much anywhere.
  • Takes 2 AA batteries (not included).
  • Works with a wide range of eTrex mounts (sold separately) for use on bikes, boats and more.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Travel
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 4GB
Dimensions 10.3 x 5.8 x 3.3cm
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
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.

Metric/imperial units format Yes
Interface USB
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Not compatible
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.

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

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Not compatible
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.

New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Heart rate monitor No
Touch screen Yes
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.

Distance/time alarm Yes
Floats No
Wireless sync No
Interval training No
Button lock Yes
Bluetooth No
Batteries 2 AA (not included)
Routes 200
Haptic feedback No
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Pace alarm

An alarm that notifies you if you vary from a pre-set pace.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Not compatible
ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Battery life 16 h
Chest strap Not compatible
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.

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