Garmin announced the GPSMAP® 67 Series and the eTrex® SE – the latest additions to its lineup of outdoor navigation devices featuring longer battery life, improved positional accuracy and for the GPSMAP 67i global communication via inReach satellite technology. Across the board, the new lineup features multi-GNSS for better coverage in challenging environments. The GPSMAP 67/67i takes it a step further with multi-band support that utilizes multiple frequencies further improving positioning accuracy. Additionally, the GPSMAP 67i with inReach® technology lets users stay in contact with friends and family even without cell service – and if needed, trigger an interactive SOS to the 24/7-staffed Garmin Response Center.
Videos demonstrate how to explore confidently with GPSMAP 67 and GPSMAP 67i
The all-new GPSMAP 67 Series includes a pair of button-operated handhelds built tough for any adventure with a 3” sunlight-readable color display. Both are powered by internal lithium-ion batteries for extended life, boasting up to 180 hours in standard mode and up to 840 hours in expedition mode.
Both models allow users to access preloaded TopoActive mapping from Garmin, view satellite imagery and navigate with multi-band GNSS support and sensors to tackle any terrain with confidence.
Trekkers can also download premium maps with an Outdoor Maps+ subscription, that features a 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter so users can see their altitude and air pressure when exploring at elevation.
For enhanced safety, the GPSMAP 67i enables two-way messaging and location tracking via the 100% global Iridium® satellite network, using inReach technology. The User can trigger an interactive SOS to Garmin Response, a 24/7 staffed professional emergency coordination center, that can communicate with the user in addition to notifying the applicable search and rescue organization or other important resources. Garmin Response will provide updates on the status of the response effort and will continue to monitor the incident until it is resolved. Click here for information on the benefits of an inReach subscription.
Video shows how to enjoy the outdoors longer with eTrex SE
The eTrex SE is the newest iteration in Garmin’s longest-running line of durable, easy-to-use handhelds. This entry-level handheld GPS option gives adventurers up to 168 hours in standard mode and up to 1,800 hours in expedition mode with 2 AA batteries. It also features an easy-to-read, 2.2” high-contrast display, which allows explorers to view waypoints, track their location and navigate their trail, even in bright sunlight.
The rugged handheld is built tough enough to handle outdoor elements, boasting a water rating of IPX7 to withstand stormy weather. Users can also plot the course with a built-in digital compass that provides an accurate heading even when stationary.
Plan Your Expedition
When paired with a compatible smartphone, all three devices can utilize the Garmin Explore™ app to access active weather reports for up-to-date forecasts, plus Geocaching Live for mobile updates and syncing. Even when off-the-grid, the app allows users to load routes and waypoints to their handheld device with or without Wi-Fi or cellular service.