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Garmin eTrex 10

Product Codes: GARE10

Garmin eTrex 10 is the entry-level handheld GPS device from Garmin. It is perfect for walking, hiking and geocaching. It features a 2.2-inch monochrome display and is both waterproof and rugged.

The eTrex 10 has a 25 hour battery life and is designed for paperless geocaching eliminating the need for carrying paper with the geocache details.


Garmin eTrex 10 - £99.99


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Garmin eTrex 10 is the ideal partner for hiking, orienteering and of course geocaching - a special eTrex 10 geocaching starter bundle pack is available. The eTrex 10 is also very compact, at just over 10cm in height, 5cm wide and 3cm deep it's small enough to fit into your pocket ready to assist you in your outdor pursuits. Coupled with this the eTrex 10 also provides up to 25 hours battery life.

At the centre of the eTrex 10 is a 2.2-inch (5.6cm) monochrome display. Plus finding your way around the eTrex 10 menus is easy using the unit's thumb stick. The eTrex 10 is built to withstand the outdoor environment. Its rugged construction makes it very durable and it is also waterproof to IPX 7 standards.

The Garmin eTrex 10 is also the perfect GPS device for geocaching. This Garmin GPS device is designed for paperless geocaching by supporting GPX files. It will save to your device co-ordinates of the geocache as well as the location, terrain, difficulty, hints and description. This saves you printing out the geocache details and carrying them around with you - just download to the Garmin eTrex 10 and go.

The eTrex 10 was also available as a geocaching bundle. The eTrex 10 geocaching bundle provides everything you need to create you own hidden "treasure" adventure. Included in the geocache kit is: a geocoin, lapel pin, lanyard, logbook, pencil, stickers and OpenCaching guide and container. The geocaching kit is also sold separately from ActiveGPS.

This Garmin handheld it equipped with EGNOS-enabled GPS receiver and HotFix satellite prediction. This means your Garmin eTrex 10 will lock onto satellites quickly and accurately and will keep its GPS signal even in wooded areas and mountainous terrain. In addition the eTrex series also uses GLONASS satellites as well as GPS satellites. This results in 10% quicker lock on to satellites. In fact there are 24 more satellites to lock on to compared with using GPS on its own.

Handheld/Outdoor FAQs

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Garmin eTrex 10 Features

‣Enhanced 2.2-inch monochrome display (128 x 160 pixels)
‣Worldwide basemap
‣Paperless geocaching
‣High-sensitivity, WAAS/EGNOS-enabled GPS receiver with HotFix with GNSS support
‣Rugged, waterproof (IEC 60529 IPX7)
‣USB interface
‣Up to 25 hours of battery life, 2 AA batteries (not included) NiMH or Lithium recommended
‣Supports spine mounting accessories
‣2 year guarantee

Map Coverage

Garmin eTrex 10 is preloaded with a Worldwide basemap with shaded relief. Please note: Additional maps on SD cannot be loaded to the eTrex 10. Unlike the eTrex 20/30, the eTrex 10 does not feature a SD/microSD Card slot, an easy way to add new maps and mapping updates.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin eTrex 10
‣USB cable
‣Quick start manual

Garmin eTrex 10 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin eTrex 10? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the handheld Garmin eTrex 10 device.

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Garmin eTrex 10 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: transflective, monochrome (128 x 160 pixels)
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
‣Battery Life: 25 hours
‣Waypoints/favourites/locations: 1000
‣Routes: 50
‣Track Log: 10,000 points, 100 saved tracks
‣Basemap: Worldwide
‣Built-in memory: No
‣Accepts data cards: No
‣Geocaching-friendly: yes (paperless)
‣Waterproof: Yes, IPX7
‣Dimensions: Width - 54mm, Height - 103mm, Depth - 33mm
‣Weight: 141.7 g with batteries
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin eTrex 10 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

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Page last reviewed: 10th November 2023

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