How do I connect my Garmin eTrex Venture HC to my computer?

How do I connect my Garmin eTrex Venture HC to my computer?

Connect your GPS to your computer using a GARMIN PC Interface cable to an open USB port. Turn the GPS on. If your computer asks for a driver, please see the software and installation instructions that came with your device, or download and install the USB driver from Garmin’s website at

Which Garmin for Geocaching?

Our top spot for the best GPS device for geocaching goes to the Garmin eTrex 30x Handheld Navigator. It’s one of the best GPS devices for geocaching if you’re on slightly more of a budget but still after a quality Garmin product.

How do I use my Garmin eTrex 22x for geocaching?

Downloading Geocaches Using a Computer

  1. Connect the device to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. Go to
  3. If necessary, create an account.
  4. Sign in.
  5. Follow the instructions at to find and download geocaches to your device.

How do I download geocaches to my Garmin etrex 20x?

How accurate is a GPS for geocaching?

Neither a GPS or smartphone will give you an exact position. At best, you’ll get an accuracy of 10 to 15 feet (3 to 5 meters). Obstructions can lead to an accuracy of 5 to 30 feet (6 to 10 meters) or worse.

Do I need a GPS device for geocaching?

For geocaching, an expensive and elaborate GPS device is not necessary. At the simplest level, you will need a GPS device for which you can easily enter waypoints. A device should also be easy to use, accessible, and durable.

How do I geocache with my Garmin GPS?

This is how it works:

  1. Download the latest version of Garmin Express.
  2. Search for geocaches you want to find.
  3. Add those caches to a list.
  4. Visit My Lists.
  5. Select ‘Send to Garmin. ‘
  6. Unplug and go geocaching!

How do I download geocaches to my Garmin etrex 30x?

How do you geocache with GPS?

Go to to choose one of millions of geocaches hidden worldwide. Use your smartphone app or GPS to navigate to the cache. Keep an eye out so you can spy the cache’s camouflaged hiding place. Once you find the cache, sign the logbook, exchange one item and put everything back like you found it.

How do I download a geocache location?