Garmin GPSMAP 67i Review and 2nd Field Test

Here’s my Garmin GPSMAP 67i Review and 2nd Field Test.

GPSMAP 67i Features

  • All-in-One Device
  • SOS
  • Two-way Messaging
  • Location Share
  • Tracking
  • TracBack
  • Pre-loaded Topo Maps
  • Satellite Imagery
  • Course Creation
  • Navigation
  • Weather Forecasts
  • Active Weather
  • Multi-band Technology
  • ABC Sensors (Altimeter, Barometer, and Electronic Compass)
  • Outdoor Maps+ with Public / Private Land Boundaries
  • Great Battery Life
  • Global Satellite Coverage
  • Explore App
  • Messenger App with Group Chat
  • Geocaching
  • Customizable Menus

2nd Field Test

First, I always start out by turning tracking on.

GPSMAP 67i Start Tracking

Second, create a course and start navigating.

Create Course on GPSMAP 67i

Third, near the end of my hike I selected TRACBACK, and found my way back to the starting point.

Garmin TracBack

Fourth, send a message letting my family know I’ll be late. This gives them a heads up on my situation and helps them to relax a little.

GPSMAP 67i Send Quick Text

Lastly, stop tracking and go home and sit by the fire.

Warm Fireplace

Final Thoughts

The Garmin GPSMAP 67i is really one of the top satellite messengers on the market in 2023 and it, along with the Garmin inReach Mini 2 are my two favorite satellite communicators I carry with me on my outdoor adventures.

Check out this YouTube video below of my 2nd Field Test of the GPSMAP 67i.

inReach Mini 2 Tutorial – All You Need to Know

Garmin GPSMAP 67i Rugged GPS Handheld with inReach® Satellite Technology, Two-Way Messaging, Interactive SOS, Mapping
  • Large 3” sunlight-readable color display for easy viewing
  • Enable two-way messaging and location tracking via the 100% global Iridium satellite network, and trigger an interactive SOS to Garmin Response℠, a 24/7 staffed emergency response coordination center (active subscription required; some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communications devices)
  • Access preloaded TopoActive mapping from Garmin, view satellite imagery, and navigate with multi-band GNSS support and sensors
  • When paired with your compatible smartphone, you can access active weather forecasts and Geocaching Live
  • Use with the Garmin Explore website or app on your compatible smartphone to help you plan trips and more
  • Get access to a wide variety of premium mapping content delivered directly to your device via Wi-Fi technology with an Outdoor Maps+ subscription

This product was presentation was made with AAWP plugin.

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)

This product was presentation was made with AAWP plugin.



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