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by oldkingog
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

That seems odd...

My settings are:

Auto Calibration -- Once
Barometer Mode -- Variable Elevation
Pressure Trending -- Save when power on
Plot Type -- Elevation/Distance
by oldkingog
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

Thank you! Did you notice anything in particular when you looked over the data?
by oldkingog
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

I sure appreciate your effort!
by oldkingog
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

File sent. Just out of curiosity, how are the files helpful to you?
by oldkingog
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

I keep getting excited when I see that there is an update, but am always inevitably disappointed that they haven't corrected the elevation gain/loss issue yet. I went on a 7.5 mile hike after the 3.1 update. Total ascent on the device was 2935 feet while the elevation corrected figure was 1359 feet....
by oldkingog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

That’s very interesting truckinguy. Does your Montana also have a barometric altimeter? Also, please would you share how you are calibrating your 66st assuming you are using the altimeter-derived Elevation and not GPS Elevation. If you use autocalibration, how long do you leave the device to finish...
by oldkingog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

Interesting post, Spiney. All I need to do is carry my 66 in my hand for a five minute walk on flat ground and I'll have tallied at least 100 feet of elevation gain. Doesn't seem to matter with my unit whether or not it is in my pocket.
by oldkingog
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

[/quote] Thanks for that, very interesting! I tried your suggestion with a .fit file (recorded with v3.0 firmware) i.e. deleting a single track point in Basecamp. This took out 4m of ascent but reduced the total ascent by 100m and to much closer to the expected. However, my issue has always been tha...
by oldkingog
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

Grateful for your work! I look forward to hearing what you learn...
by oldkingog
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Garmin GPSMAP 66 series
Topic: Total ascent figures
Replies: 66
Views: 5564

Re: Total ascent figures

gpsrchive wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:40 pm
Would y'all be so kind as to share your 'Setup > Altimeter' settings with me also?

Thank You!
Mine are:

Auto Calibration -- Once
Barometer Mode -- Variable Elevation
Pressure Trending -- Save when power on
Plot Type -- Elevation/Distance