Garmin Montana 600 GPS


Garmin Montana 600 GPS

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On the trails, on the water, or the road, the Montana can help you find your way. It’s tough, waterproof, and supports multiple mapping options. Use the compass and barometric altimeter for precision navigation. On the road, slip it into the optional auto mount, slide in the optional City Navigator NT® card, and you’ve got a full-on car nav system, complete with spoken turn-by-turn driving directions.

  • High-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver.
  • HotFix® satellite prediction for quick acquisition and good signal lock, even through heavy cover, deep canyons, and tall buildings.
  • Bright 4-inch screen with intuitive touchscreen controls, and a dual orientation.
  • Supports mapping options, including BlueChart® g2, Topo U.S. 24K, and Custom Maps, free software that coverts paper and electronic maps into downloadable maps.
  • Supports BirdsEye™ satellite imagery, a subscription based service for downloading satellite images and integrating them with your maps.
  • Supports geocaching GPX files for downloading geocaches and details straight to your unit.
  • Share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS.
  • 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass shows your heading even when standing still, without holding it level.
  • Barometric altimeter pinpoints your precise altitude, and can plot pressure changes over time for weather prediction.
  • Dual battery system uses rechargeable lithium-ion pack or AA alkaline batteries.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Backcountry skiing
Display dimensions 8.9 x 5.1cm
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

Built-in memory 3GB
Dimensions 14.4 x 7.5 x 3.6cm
Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.


Waypoints consist of a standard set of coordinates (two for land, three for air or space) that identify a specific physical location. A route is navigated between two or more waypoints.

Display type Transflective colour TFT touchscreen
Interface USB and NMEA 0183
Unit to unit transfer

Shares data wirelessly between compatible units.


A basic set of map data that is included with the GPS. Basemap detail may vary from unit to unit.

Area calculation Yes
Track log 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
Tide tables Yes
Data card microSD card (not included)
Garmin Connect

An online community where members upload, analyze and share activity data.

Add maps capability

These units allow you to add maps, so you can mark and name waypoints and create routes on your PC, and then upload the map of your choice to your GPS.

Touch screen Yes
Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

Floats No
Bluetooth No
Batteries Lithium-ion (included)
Routes 200
Haptic feedback No
Battery life 16 h
Chest strap Not compatible
Custom POI

A POI (point of interest) is a specific location that someone may find interesting (i.e., favourite viewpoint, best coffee stop before the trailhead). The custom POI feature allows the user to load only the POI's that interest them onto their GPS unit.

Made in Taiwan