Precise navigation meets global communication in the rugged GPSMAP 66i button-operated GPS handheld and satellite communicator1 featuring Garmin TopoActive Europe mapping and inReach® technology.
See it in any light. Use it in any conditions. GPSMAP 66i was built for that.
When mobiles can’t connect, inReach can. Communicate with confidence.
Multi-GNSS satellite support puts superior navigation at your fingertips.
Get maps as pretty as a picture and just as detailed — without a subscription.
Know the terrain before you’re in it, with preloaded TopoActive maps of Europe.
Stay out there longer with up to 35 hours of battery life in tracking mode and up to 200 hours in Expedition mode.
Know the way.
Access multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS and Galileo) to track in more challenging environments than GPS alone.
Navigate every trail with ABC sensors, including an altimeter for elevation data, barometer to monitor weather and 3-axis electronic compass.
BIRDSEYE SATELLITE IMAGERY
Download high-resolution, photo-realistic maps directly to your device without an annual subscription. Easily find trails, pick stand locations, find parking, create waypoints and more.
PRELOADED TOPOACTIVE EUROPE MAPS
Preloaded TopoActive Europe maps show you summits, parks, coastlines, rivers, lakes and geographical points.
Stay in touch by
Exchange text messages with loved ones or friends, post to social media, or communicate from inReach to inReach in the field. Satellite subscription required.
INTERACTIVE SOS ALERTS
In case of emergency, trigger an interactive SOS message to GEOS, a professional 24/7 global monitoring and response centre. Satellite subscription required.
Track your location, and share it with those at home or out in the field. They’ll be able to see your progress or ping your device for your GPS location and more. Satellite subscription required.
100% GLOBAL IRIDIUM® SATELLITE NETWORK
Instead of relying on mobile coverage, now your messages, SOS alerts and tracking are transferred via the global Iridium satellite network. Satellite subscription required.
OPTIONAL INREACH WEATHER
Use inReach connectivity to get detailed weather updates on GPSMAP 66i or a compatible device paired with the Garmin Explore™ app. Request weather forecasts for your current location, waypoints or destinations on your route.
When paired with your compatible smartphone you can get real-time forecast information and live weather radar, so you’re always aware of the surrounding conditions.
BUILT FOR ADVENTURE
This handheld is built to military standards for thermal, shock and water performance (MIL-STD-810), and it’s even compatible with night vision goggles.
The GPSMAP 66 series helps you keep gear to a minimum with a built-in LED flashlight that can be used as a beacon to signal for help.
GARMIN EXPLORE APP
Plan, review and sync waypoints, routes and tracks by using the Garmin Explore mobile app and website. You can even review completed activities while still in the field.
Turn on Expedition mode, and get up to 200 hours of battery life while using inReach technology. In the default tracking mode, you get up to 35 hours of battery life, and your device will save your location every 10 minutes.
6.6 x 16.3 x 3.5 cm
3.8 x 6.3 cm; 3″ diag (7.6 cm)
240 x 400 pixels
Transflective colour TFT
Up to 35 hours at 10-minute tracking; up to 200 hours at 30-minute tracking (power save mode)
yes (thermal, shock, water)
high speed micro USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
Maps & memory
ABILITY TO ADD MAPS
AUTOMATIC ROUTING (TURN BY TURN ROUTING ON ROADS)
yes (direct to device)
INCLUDES DETAILED HYDROGRAPHIC FEATURES (COASTLINES, LAKE/RIVER SHORELINES, WETLANDS AND PERENNIAL AND SEASONAL STREAMS)
INCLUDES SEARCHABLE POINTS OF INTERESTS (PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS, SCENIC LOOKOUTS AND PICNIC SITES)
DISPLAYS NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL PARKS, FORESTS, AND WILDERNESS AREAS
STORAGE AND POWER CAPACITY
microSD™ card (not included)
20,000 points, 250 saved gpx tracks, 300 saved fit archives
GPS COMPASS (WHILE MOVING)
Daily Smart Features
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS)
SMART NOTIFICATIONS ON HANDHELD
VIRB® CAMERA REMOTE
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE
Safety and Tracking Features
COMPATIBLE WITH BASECAMP™
SUN AND MOON INFORMATION
yes (Geocache Live)
CUSTOM MAPS COMPATIBLE
yes (500 custom map tiles)
LED BEACON FLASHLIGHT
SEND AND RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES TO SMS AND EMAIL
SEND AND RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES TO OTHER INREACH DEVICE
EXCHANGE LOCATIONS WITH OTHER INREACH DEVICE
MAPSHARE COMPATIBLE WITH TRACKING
VIRTUAL KEYBOARD FOR CUSTOM MESSAGING
INREACH REMOTE COMPATIBLE
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN EXPLORE™ APP
GARMIN EXPLORE WEBSITE COMPATIBLE
yes (Wi-Fi®, BLUETOOTH®, ANT+®)
Trigger an interactive SOS with 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center: Yes
Send and receive text messages to SMS and email: Yes
Send and receive messages with other inReach® users, exchange locations: Yes
Track and share location with friends and family on web-based MapShare® portal: Yes
Virtual keyboard for custom text messaging: Yes
Garmin Explore™ compatible: Yes
Garmin Connect™ IQ compatible: Yes
Wireless compatible: Yes (Wi-Fi®, BLUETOOTH® and ANT+®)
Map segments: 15,000
Active weather: Yes
Request weather forecasts for current location and planned destination: Yes
Smart Notifications: Yes
Live Tracking: Yes (with Garmin Explore)
BirdsEye direct to device: Yes (no annual subscription required)
MIL STD 810G ruggedness for thermal, shock and water performance