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Magellan-Certified SnowRangerTM Software Now Available for Magellan GPS Handhelds

Ski Resorts, Trails, Lodging and Terrain Data Help Magellan Users Navigate Winter Sports and Destinations

Santa Clara, CA   (February 12, 2007) Magellan®, creators of the Hertz® NeverLost® and a leading global innovator of outdoor and vehicle navigation solutions, announced today the introduction of Magellan-certified SnowRanger software from Mountain Dynamics for compatible Magellan eXplorist handheld GPS receivers and the Magellan CrossoverGPS. SnowRanger enhances outdoor navigation for customers who explore the nation's top winter destinations by delivering digital recreational maps for more than 53 ski resorts across the nation with detailed information about resort facilities, including chairlifts, trails, lodges, roads, parking, ticketing and more. Whether skiing, snowboarding or finding five-star winter wonderlands, SnowRanger helps Magellan users plan and navigate the best routes for their winter activities and safely find their way back.

In addition to providing detailed navigation data, SnowRanger also allows users to see exactly where they've been and how they performed on the mountain. The software tracks data such as vertical feet skied, maximum speed, number of runs made, and more when used with a Magellan GPS receiver and the Mountain Dynamics website. Other content helps ski enthusiasts cut down on time spent searching for information so they -spend more time enjoying activities. SnowRanger shows types of chairlifts with midway loading/unloading information, skier drop-off areas and ticketing stations as well as terrain, parks, forests, glades, and land cover, for example.

SnowRanger is available in four regional versions with 10-18 resorts each: California/Nevada, Colorado/New Mexico, Northwest/Montana and Utah/Wyoming. The regional software is available for secure digital download for $29.95 each at

About Magellan
Magellan is a leader in the consumer, survey, GIS and OEM GPS navigation and positioning markets.

Recognized as an industry innovator, the Company is the creator of the award-winning Magellan RoadMateTM series portable car navigation systems, the Magellan eXploristTM outdoor handheld navigation devices, the Hertz NeverLost car navigation system and ProMarkTM, the best-selling single frequency GPS survey product line on the market. The company is recognized worldwide through its Magellan brand and has experienced dramatic revenue growth as GPS technology has proliferated across a range of consumer and commercial applications.

The Company is privately held and headquartered in San Dimas, California with European headquarters in Carquefou, France.

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© 2007 Magellan Navigation, Inc. All rights reserved. Magellan, CrossoverGPS, Magellan RoadMate, eXplorist, Meridian and ProMark are trademarks of Magellan. Hertz NeverLost is a registered trademark of Hertz Systems, Inc. SnowRanger is a registered trademark of Mountain Dynamics.