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Garmin Montana 700

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Garmin Montana 700
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Description

Explore the world with the navigation you trust.

With routable mapping for roads and trails (using the Topo active Maps), the Montana 700 handheld brings advanced outdoor features into a sturdy 5” format that’s ideal for navigation on foot, bike, kayak, ATV and more.

– Expect big things – A large touchscreen puts them all at your fingertips.

– Routable TopoActive maps for 47 Europeon countries – Now you’re free to take it off-road or on.

– Meets MIL-STD 810 for thermal, shock, water and vibration.

– Get the clear perspective of BirdsEye Satellite Imagery right to your device.

– Go far with no fear. ABC sensors and multiple GNSS networks have your back.

– Power your adventures with 18+ hours of lithium-ion battery life in GPS mode.

Rugged by design

This durable, water-resistant handheld is tested to U.S. military standards and features a glove-friendly 5” touchscreen that’s 50% larger than previous Montana models.

TOPO Active European mapping

To navigate your adventures, use preloaded TopoActive Europe maps. View elevations, coastlines, rivers, landmarks and more.

Sattelite View

Use direct-to-device downloads of BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (no annual subscription required) to see photo-realistic views and create waypoints based on landmarks.

ABC Sensors

Navigate your next trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.

Active Weather

Use cellular connectivity1 to access up-to-date Active Weather forecasts through the Garmin Connect™ app.

Multi-GNSS Support

Access to GPS, GLONASS and GALILEO satellite networks enables Montana® 700 to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.

Location Sharing

The LiveTrack feature lets you wirelessly connect1 your device with other compatible Garmin GPS users, so they can follow your tracks, routes, waypoints and adventures.

Expedition Mode

Trek far and wide off-grid. Use Expedition mode, an ultralow-power GPS reference, to keep Montana tracking for a week or more between recharges.

Battery Options

An internal, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack provides more than 18 hours of battery life in GPS mode. It can also be powered with traditional AA batteries.

Vehicle Mounts

A variety of Montana handheld-compatible mounts (sold separately) lets you adapt your navigator for use on ATVs, boats, cars, motorcycles, RVs or other vehicles.

Additional information

Colour

Black

Brand

Garmin

Options

With Topo Active Maps, With TOPO Great Britain PRO 1:50k, With TOPO Great Britain PRO 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:250k

Specs

General

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS 8.76 x 18.30 x 3.27 cm
TOUCHSCREEN green tick
DISPLAY SIZE 6.48 x 10.80 cm; 5″ diag (12.70 cm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 480 x 800 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE WVGA transflective, dual orientation
WEIGHT 397 g with included lithium-ion battery pack
BATTERY TYPE rechargeable lithium-ion (included) or 3 AA batteries (not included); lithium recommended
BATTERY LIFE GPS Mode: up to 18 hours
Expedition Mode: up to 330 hours
WATER RATING IPX7
MIL-STD-810 yes (thermal, shock, water, vibe)
HIGH-SENSITIVITY RECEIVER green tick
INTERFACE High speed micro USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
MEMORY/HISTORY 16 GB (user space varies based on included mapping)

Maps & memory

PRELOADED MAPS Yes (TopoActive Europe)
ABILITY TO ADD MAPS green tick
BASEMAP green tick
AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS) Yes (with optional mapping for detailed roads)
MAP SEGMENTS 15000
BIRDSEYE Yes (direct to device)
INCLUDES DETAILED HYDROGRAPHIC FEATURES (COASTLINES, LAKE/RIVER SHORELINES, WETLANDS AND PERENNIAL AND SEASONAL STREAMS) green tick
INCLUDES SEARCHABLE POINTS OF INTERESTS (PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS, SCENIC LOOKOUTS AND PICNIC SITES) green tick
DISPLAYS NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND WILDERNESS AREAS green tick
STORAGE AND POWER CAPACITY Yes (32 GB max microSD™ card)
WAYPOINTS/FAVOURITES/LOCATIONS 10000
TRACKS 250
TRACK LOG 20000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit activities
ROUTES 250, 250 points per route; 50 points auto routing
RINEX LOGGING green tick

Sensors

GPS green tick
GLONASS green tick
GALILEO green tick
BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER green tick
COMPASS Yes (tilt-compensated 3-axis)
GPS COMPASS (WHILE MOVING) green tick

Daily smart features

CONNECT IQ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) green tick
VIRB® CAMERA REMOTE green tick
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT MOBILE green tick
ACTIVE WEATHER green tick
SMART NOTIFICATIONS ON HANDHELD green tick

Safety and tracking features

LIVETRACK green tick

Outdoor recreation features

POINT-TO-POINT NAVIGATION green tick
COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™ green tick
AREA CALCULATION green tick
HUNT/FISH CALENDAR green tick
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION green tick
XERO LOCATIONS green tick
GEOCACHING-FRIENDLY yes (Geocache Live)
CUSTOM MAPS COMPATIBLE yes (500 custom map tiles)
PICTURE VIEWER green tick
INREACH REMOTE WIDGET green tick
LED BEACON FLASHLIGHT green tick

inReach® Features

INREACH REMOTE COMPATIBLE green tick

Outdoor applications

COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN EXPLORE™ APP green tick
GARMIN EXPLORE WEBSITE COMPATIBLE green tick
DOG TRACKING yes (when paired to compatible dog track system)

Connections

WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Yes (Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, ANT+®)

FAQs

1. Does this unit come with batteries?

Yes, it comes with a Lithium-ion battery pack

2. What is the difference between the Montana 700, Montana 750 and 750i?

The Montana 750 includes an 8MP camera – for high resolution geotagged pictures and the Montana 750i comes with built in two way satellite communication

3. What are each of the map options available with this unit?

 –              With Topo Active Maps

This comes with Garmin Topo active maps for 47 countries in Europe. Features topographic coverage for : Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia (Kaliningrad only), San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the Vatican City.

If you already have an Ordnance Survey map card (micro SD) from another Garmin GPS, you could put it in this unit.

–              With TOPO Great Britain Pro 1:50k (latest 2021 version)– also comes pre-loaded with Topo active Maps (as above)

This is full GB at 1:50k mapping on a map card, which sits in the back of the GPS unit.

The TOPO PRO means that it is the latest map card from Garmin, giving you off road turn by turn routing within the National Parks, this means you can select a location many miles ahead and the GPS will route you via the footpaths to get to that location (like a car sat nav does).

Outside National Parks the GPS will navigate you in a straight line from waypoint to waypoint.

Don’t worry, here at the Outdoor GPS Shop we set the unit up for you so you can easily use these features and we even include a quick start guide so you can quickly get up and running with your GPS unit.

–              With TOPO Great Britain Pro 1:25k (NEW very latest 2024 v3) – also comes pre-loaded with Topo active Maps (as above)

This is full GB at 1:50k, 1:50k and 1:250k mapping on a map card, which sits in the back of the GPS unit. As you zoom in and out you pass through each of these three map sets.

The TOPO PRO means that it is the latest map card from Garmin, giving you off road turn by turn routing within the National Parks, this means you can select a location many miles ahead and the GPS will route you via the footpaths to get to that location (like a car sat nav does).

Outside National Parks the GPS will navigate you in a straight line from waypoint to waypoint.

Don’t worry, here at the Outdoor GPS Shop we set the unit up for you so you can easily use these features and we even include a quick start guide so you can quickly get up and running with your GPS unit.

Only From Us

  • Unit set up by one of the Outdoor GPS Shop team.
  • Receive the Outdoor GPS Shop quick start guide, unit specific. Written in-house for you by one of the Outdoor GPS Shop team. 

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Delivery

This product is posted out using Royal Mail Special delivery which is guaranteed next-day delivery (before 13.00).

Any order placed online before 15.00 will be dispatched the same working day.

In the box

  • Montana 700
  • Lithium-ion battery pack
  • USB cable
  • Manuals

23 reviews for Garmin Montana 700

  1. 5 out of 5

    Graham Jones (verified owner)

    This is an initial review as I have only recently bought this unit. I have used it in test mode several times but once on a five mile country walk in persistent heavy drizzle using a planned route transferred from my PC. It responded very quickly to changes of location as I recorded the track and entered waypoints.
    It is an expensive GPS true, and I should say that it is a heavy piece of kit compared with other units I have owned, but the screen size and backlight make it very easy to see and use. The rugged rubberised exterior gives a reassuring solid feel that should stand much punishment.
    Outdoor GPS Shop/GPS Training set up the unit with their preferred choices prior to shipping it to me and installed the OS 1:50000 maps that I purchased and it arrived with detailed notes for initial use. Excellent service and their training videos for this unit are very simple, short and easy to assimilate.
    I have yet to find any drawbacks ( the weight possibly?) with the unit but some kind of carabiner to attach it to my backpack or belt would be a good idea. I don’t see a suitable one yet.
    Menu choices are extensive and easy to navigate making the unit very intuitive to use form the outset.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Antony (verified owner)

    New toy…havent used it yet, huge screen and nice interface.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Derek (verified owner)

    I’m very pleased with the Outdoor shop and my new Garmin Montana 700. As promised, the shop sent the unit the same day (– Royal mail took an extra day to deliver it however – the special delivery service is running a bit slower at present). I’ve been using a Montana 600 for many years so am familiar with the controls and Basecamp on PC. I’m very pleased with it. It is larger and a bit heavier than the 600 but not excessive and I chose it partly as it has the excellent 5inch screen. It looks and feels rugged and well made, a premium product. The outdoor shop set up the options pre-despatch, which worked well and is well worthwhile, especially for anyone unfamiliar with such devices – my thanks to the shop experts. It also ensures that the unit is in full working order. The Outdoor shop sent several pages of instructions which are also very clear and helpful, much better than the Garmin start-up guide. The full manual can be downloaded from Garmin. Like the previous units, there is no case so I got one that fits well from a local luggage shop. The built in topo maps look nice and are up to date with my local new roads etc. but for outdoors my preference is OS. I have transferred the micro SD card from my 600 and the OS 1:50k works fine – this slows the scrolling response down a bit, looks good though. The battery has plenty of capacity for my purposes, but note that to use the 3xAA facility an adaptor is needed. I’ve used it a few times outdoors and it works perfectly, the map display, track recording and trip details page all work well and look great, just need a bit of practice and experimentation. It interfaces with Basecamp and using the facilities for wifi / Bluetooth plus apps Garmin express, connect and explore. It is possible to move a recorded track from the unit via explore to Basecamp on your PC without plugging it in, but its still easier to simply plug in the USB lead and move track files around as convenient.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Wayne Gold (verified owner)

    Brilliant and great screen and works great on and off road. Love it ………..

  5. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    I am using Garmin product over 20 years and this is another great product.

  6. 3 out of 5

    David (verified owner)

    Unable to comment as yet as bought as a gift and not yet given

  7. 5 out of 5

    Bernadette DEAR (verified owner)

    Still learning how to use it, but the maps are clear and functionality is extensive

  8. 5 out of 5

    Nigel (verified owner)

  9. 5 out of 5

    Nigel R. (verified owner)

    Big step up from my old Garmin Oregon

  10. 4 out of 5

    martyn bennett (verified owner)

    Works very well

  11. 4 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  12. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Way over the top for what we need – it’s just nice to have the best though! Haven’t had chance to use it much yet, but when we did, we found the screen to be excellent – easy to zoom out and see yourself in a wider context which wasn’t easy on our little old etrex. Still a lot to learn about it – but initial impressions all good.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Jonathan Close (verified owner)

  14. 5 out of 5

    Chris L (verified owner)

    Had the unit 2 weeks and spent time setting up and connecting with mobile phone and PC. The unit is very solid, good quality large detailed screen (main reason for selecting this unit) so makes reading information easy for my poor old eyes. There are lots of options and settings although the unit was supplied with the OS maps SD card fitted and set up. Service and delivery excellent so well done outdoorgps people.

    Use of TOPO maps, OS maps and ability to download Birdseye view (satellite image) with zooming is easy to know exactly where you are.

    There’s lots to learn but that’s part of the fun….

  15. 5 out of 5

    Christopher P. (verified owner)

    I bought it for motorbike green lanes. The display will last over 8 hours on the battery if the brightness is turned down. It’s very clear and easy to zoom or move around with gloves on.

  16. 5 out of 5

    Tim Adcock (verified owner)

  17. 4 out of 5

    David (verified owner)

    Excellent gps device, at a price.

  18. 5 out of 5

    Paul D. (verified owner)

    All setup and ready to go, getting use to main features I need, only one I havent yet got up and running is Birdseye satelite imagery which will download but wont display and i’m just left with the 1:25k map

  19. 5 out of 5

    Chris T. (verified owner)

    A great device, slightly bigger than I had anticipated

  20. 5 out of 5

    David W (verified owner)

    I purchased this Montana 700 as an upgrade to an older and slower Montana 610 with a smaller screen. I also have a very small Garmin Etrex which is my pocket backup. I use the 700 purely for marine mapping on the sea in a 4m Zodiac with a genuine Garmin Bluechart card. The 700 screen is more responsive than the old 610 and a worthwhile amount larger/brighter. I mount it with the holder part of the Garmin cycle mount kit bolted to a RAM brand ball and stem base which can be set at any angle. The 700 is exceptionally rugged which suits the small open boat environment.

    The 700 saves me running a 12v separate battery setup which many marine GPS plotters need. The 700’s integral battery lasts a good two days out and I bought the AA battery pack too for backup.

    I am experienced with the operation of the Garmin handheld GPS units using marine charts and find the 700 a small step up in every way from previous units. However be warned if you’ve never used one they are still quite sluggish getting around the menus etc compared to a current smartphone, some folks find that a little frustrating but for me it’s a small price to pay for their other benefits.

  21. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  22. 4 out of 5

    John (verified owner)

    Despite all their models, I found it hard to choose a suitable Garmin replacement for my Oregon 450 and somewhat reluctantly I decided on the Montana 700 which seems excellent as a GPS but is gratuitously large and difficult to carry conveniently on walks. Whilst exactly as its advertised dimensions its actual in-hand size still surprised me – caveat emptor.

    Tiresome of Garmin to prevent their previous UK 50K mapping working on it, although apparently this has been many years in coming.

  23. 5 out of 5

    Ewen Taylor (verified owner)

    This was a replacement for an aging Monterra that had finally packed in. Purchased the Montana for the larger screen size. Not disappointed.


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