Garmin Oregon 450
£349 + £120 for GB Discoverer one region (out of three UK regions)
Weight: 193g (inc batteries)
Battery life: 16 hours
+ Waterproof, easy to use 3 inch touch screen; it has digital elevation maps and an excellent 3D view option. Easy to use route planner
– Zoom in picture quality becomes grainy so small scale maps don’t display as well. Touch screen operation becomes difficult with gloves on. Basic manual.
Verdict: A compact easy to use unit but a stylus would be useful.