Rated 1 out of 5 by pmas Good Idea- Didn't Work
Tried the product several times in various locations. Compass did not point north. Tried the reorientation process several times. Gps did not point in the correct direction for return. As far as I could tell, the yardage feature worked correctly.
I finally returned for credit. Great idea. I was disappointed.
September 26, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by PaulVT Works as advertised
I used the TrackBack deer hunting in PA. Ease of use and small size are a big plus! You can save up to three positions and the device will point you back straight-line "as the crow flies."
In my second day of use the original AAA batteries needed to get replaced and it lost the memory. I'm not sure if this is expected. The replacements lasted me the remainder of the week still showing good battery life. Be sure to put in fresh batteries before a long hike or if you are relying on BackTrack to get you back to where you started.
A great little device about the size of a stopwatch.
December 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by yeahyeah looks nice, doesn't work as nice
just spent a week deer hunting with Backtrack GPS . Marks spot OK. Distance to find spot is correct. Good luck on the arrow. It will turn in any direction (usually not the direction of the mark). Compass was always pointing in the wrong direction. I just returned it. Good idea just doesn't do the job.
December 9, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by goodenough18 Just what I wanted
Simple, uncomplicated, no bells or whistles. Will get you within about 50 ft of your car in the parking lot or the woods.
July 23, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by SilverSpurs No Help
The needle would point in many different directions some times and even the compass was off. If it was the least bit cloudy it didn't get a good signal and of no use. I think the trees might do the same thing.
I wanted it for my trips to the Eastern Sierras that can be cloudy during the day and lots of wonderful trees in Yosemite.
I sent it back as LL Bean has a great return policy.
March 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by dmel Nice to Have
I have one of these and just purchased one for my father for x-mas. This is really ALL I need. I don't really need a topo map or other complicated features. If I get turned around this will help me get back to the car or cabin.
This isn't gonna get you right on the spot but it'll get you real close. Small and useful. Put it in your pocket and go.
November 20, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by rex9802 Still not certain
I've taken this item out to "play" a few times since getting it for Christmas. I may come back and rewrite this however so far- I do not trust it.
The compass seems to not be 100% accurate.
One time I saved a spot as "my car", turned it on the next day and the spot was no longer in the memory--- this could be a fatal problem if I were out in the wild.
I will continue playing with this item but so far- not a recommended product.
January 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by GOHUNT GARMIN BACKTRACK G-2 NEW MODEL
THIS IS A MUST FOR ANY HUNTER. EASY TO USE AND IT WILL GET YOU HOME. YOU CAN MARK YOUR DOWNED DEER AND COME BACK LATER TO FIND IT.
DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT.
November 12, 2012