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I've got a garmin E-Trex Vista CX and Mapsource software. After creating routes & waypoints (for Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike & Mount Snowdon) when I download these to the GPS unit each subsequent download deletes the previous one.The latest download is O.K. withcontour lines etc. but the other two just show the route and waypoints (n0 contour lines etc.) Help, going round the twist!!

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  • robindunford Apr 22, 2008

    thanks for the advice but it doesn't work. I download the map segments then individually downroad the routes. Each new route deletes the contours on the previously downloaded route.

    Any other advice or am I just doing something stupidly wrong?

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The contours are not coming from the routes and waypoints, they are coming from the mapping software. You must load all the map segments at once to your unit. You can upload routes and waypoints separately and they will not erase the other ones already on the GPSr unit.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

  • TO Lady Apr 26, 2008

    I don't understand what you mean by the 'contours' of the routes. Contours are lines on topo maps. If you mean you can't see the line of the route, you can only see one route at a time on the mapping page of your GPSr. You can load multiple routes onto one GPS as long as each route has a different name.

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