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5/4/09 9:47 A

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I know amazon usually has a good price on the garmin.
And you should take a look at sierratradingpost.com..they have lots of gear, not sure about computers/gps style stuff.



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5/3/09 5:49 P

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You only count the gain, although when you ski, I know people who count elevation by the loss.
I have a POLAR heart rate monitor for cycling that will calculate the elevation gain....it's fun!

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5/3/09 5:13 P

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I see that a lot of people are able to log total elevation gain. What do you use to find this out. I know that the garmin computers can tell you this.

Is there a less expensive way to find out?
And, when a person is talking elevation gain, do they count drops in elelvation also? (i.e. go up 1000 feet drop 300 feet up 500 feet = 1500 feet of climbing?)

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