Garmin inReach Proves to Be Essential at a Critical Time

“Last month, Guillaume Hullin set out on an extended backpacking expedition to capture the beauty of the Swedish landscape in autumn and share videos to provide viewers with a real perspective of the region’s trails and what they could expect on a similar adventure at this time of year. He didn’t realize that one of the lessons he would learn is that weather can present unexpected challenges in early fall.

“The communication with GEOS and the police was great,” Guillaume said. “The extraction was faster than what I expected, considering where I was.” He also shared that the helicopter pilot was surprised at how precise the inReach device GPS location had been. “He went through the mountain valley searching for me because usually the GPS position can be approximate. But he told me that he could have just put the GPS location he got [from GEOS], and I was exactly there!”

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