Garmin GPSMAP 64X GPS 6005-201



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Whether out for a day hike or on a multi-day adventure, this rugged GPS will get where you are going. The 64x comes preloaded with routable TopoActive maps, detailing streets and trails. The 64-series will even provide turn-by-turn directions, no add-ons or downloads required. Not sure where to stop for lunch, or looking for something to do, the TopoActive maps can help. Loaded with points of interest, you can scroll through nearby restaurants, parks, accommodation and more. Equipped with a high-sensitivity receiver that can access GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellites, the 64-series gets a fast and accurate signal nearly anywhere. With a bright, colour screen and a tough, water-resistant housing this GPS is ready for long days in the field.

  • Preloaded with routable TopoActive maps (Canada and US 100K resolution), featuring streets and trails, making front-country or backcountry navigation a lot easier.
  • Point of interest navigation lets you search for places you may want to go, e.g restaurants, attractions, accommodation, etc.
  • Free BaseCamp navigation app lets you view and organize maps, waypoints, routes and tracks.
  • BirdsEye Satellite Imagery allows you to download detailed satellite images right onto your GPS (subscription required).
  • Connects to GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite constellations for fast signal acquisition and a strong connection nearly anywhere.
  • Satellite caching allows your 64-series to save an extended predicted orbit path (EPO) file, this way it knows where to look for satellites when you turn it on, resulting in a fast and accurate satellite signal.
  • ANT+ compatibility lets you explore smarter with compatible activity sensors and accessories.
  • Share your favourite hikes, fishing holes and view points wirelessly with other compatible devices.
  • Paperless geocaching compatible, download GPX files from your favourite geocaching site right to your device.
  • 2 AA batteries run for 16 hours. And, as the AA is the world’s most common battery it is easy to keep your GPS up and running nearly anywhere.
  • Large 6.6cm screen is bright and clear making it easy to read in all conditions, even direct sun.
  • 8GB of internal memory can be increased via MicroSD cards (not included).
  • IPX7 waterproofing protects your 64-series from even the heaviest downpours.
  • In the box: GPSMAP 64x, USB cable and documentation.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • Day hiking
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Winter and expedition camping
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 8GB
Dimensions 16 x 6.1 x 3.6cm
Snooze No
Countdown timer Yes
Stopwatch Yes
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.

  • USB
  • NMEA 0183
Low battery warning Yes
Calorie consumption

Calculated based on data from a heart rate monitor.

App compatibility

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.

Programmable workouts

Want an easy jog? A fast-paced ride? A workout with lots of variety to keep you on your toes? With programmable workouts you can tailor your training to match whatever you are looking for on a particular day.

New lap auto start

Automatically triggers a new lap after reaching a specified difference.

Heart rate monitor Sold separately
Distance/time alarm Yes
Floats No
Interval training No
Bluetooth No
Auto pause

Automatically pauses timer when you stop or go below a specified pace.

Heart rate in real time

Displays beats per minute during activity.

Calories in real time

Displays calorie expenditure during activity, based on heart rate monitor data.

Speed/cadence sensor

Monitors pedalling cadence and measures pedalling strokes per minute.

Sold separately
Battery life 16 h
Chest strap Sold separately
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.


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.

Metric/imperial units format Yes
Power meter

Displays output in watts as you ride.

Not compatible
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 No
Battery power indicator Yes
Data card microSD card (not included)
Foot pod

Attaches to your shoe, captures your running data (i.e., pace, distance), and transmits it to your heart rate monitor or GPS.

Not compatible
Touch screen No
Heart rate target zones

Displays heart rate zones during activity.

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.

Coded signal

A coded instrument ensures no interference between your chest strap and your watch, necessary if you are training in busy gyms or trails where other signals may be encountered.

Workout history Yes
Wireless sync Yes
WiFi No
Button lock No
Batteries 2 AA (not included)
Routes 200
Haptic feedback No
Virtual partner

Allows user to monitor training goals with either a virtual partner or alarms.

Pause timer

Pauses the timer when slowing or stopping, and automatically resumes when moving again.

Pace alarm

An alarm that notifies you if you vary from a pre-set pace.

ANT+ compatible

Ensures seamless digital wireless communication between ANT+ devices. For example, data from an ultra-low power wireless sensor can be displayed on a bike computer or smartphone, then downloaded to a PC, etc.

Made in Taiwan