Create a Course, Navigate & TracBack with the Garmin inReach Mini 2

How to create a Course, Navigate & TracBack with the Garmin inReach Mini 2 and the Explore App

Garmin inReach Mini 2

Create the Course with the Explore App

It’s really simple to create a course with the Explore App. Select the (+) icon at the top left of the map screen, then select CREATE COURSE. Now, select a point at the beginning of your trail and one at the end, as long as there is a trail for the Explore App to follow. Now select SAVE.

Create the Course on the Explore App

Next, you can RENAME the course and change the color. After renaming the course, select GO.

Rename the Course on the Explore App

Garmin inReach Mini 2

The Explore App will now ask you what device you want to navigate by if you have multiple devices, such as a satellite communicator and a Garmin watch. ENABLING TRACKING is up to you, but is something I always choose, so my family and friends can see where I am on my adventure.

Start Navigating with the Explore App

Here are some images of what the Explore App looked like on my hike this morning.

Navigating on the Hike with the Explore App

Now, it’s time to TracBack. You will have to use your Garmin inReach Mini 2 for this part.

Select NAVIGATE, then TRACBACK, then select GO.

TracBack on the Garmin inReach Mini 2

It’s Really That Simple

The Garmin Explore App really does making creating a course, navigating and TracBack this easy. Leave a comment below if you have any questions.

Check out this YouTube video below for more information.

Garmin inReach Mini 2, Lightweight and Compact Satellite Communicator, Hiking Handheld, Orange - 010-02602-00
  • Compact, lightweight satellite communicator enables two-way messaging and interactive SOS globally (Active satellite subscription required. Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communication devices.).Special Feature:Bluetooth.Water Resistant: Yes
  • Navigate back to where you started by using TracBack routing
  • Share your location with loved ones back home at any time (active satellite subscription required) by using your MapShare page or with your coordinates embedded in your messages
  • Get accurate heading information using the digital compass — even when you’re not moving
  • Sync with the Garmin Explore app and website on your compatible smartphone for trip planning and topographical mapping, and create waypoints, courses, activities and collections you can sync to your device
  • Pair with Garmin devices, such as wearables and handhelds, and use them to send and receive messages and trigger an SOS (active satellite subscription required)

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