November 07, 2010
From most anywhere on the planet, this handheld, one-way GPS messaging device offers a link of satellite communication — independent of cellular-phone coverage — with emergency services or friends and family. You can use SPOT in emergency situations and in non-emergencies, with one of its functions simply sending an “I’m OK” message to the email accounts and cell phones of friends or family members back home! $169.99, http://www.findmespot.com
»PERFECT GIFT FOR: Adventurers, Backcountry Lovers, Navigation Junkies
»WRAPPING PAPER: Old USGS topo maps
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An online treasure hunt & Holiday Gift Guide
Welcome to Gear Junkie's "SPOT the Holiday Gift Guide & Online Treasure Hunt"! For two months, leading up to New Year's Day 2011, GearJunkie.com will team with SPOT LLC to run a series of online scavenger hunts, gear giveaways, and gift guides for the holiday season. Sign up below, and be sure to follow Gear Junkie and SPOT on Facebook and Twitter to stay privy on the weekly contests and gear giveaways!