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Garmin Foretrex 301

Product Code: GARF301

Garmin Foretrex 301 GPS device is worn like a watch on your wrist - perfect if you need GPS information and don't have a free hand to pick up and hold a handheld system. Featuring a black and white LCD (100 x 64 pixel) screen you can navigate your way back to any location as well as store waypoints along your route too.

The waterproof Foretrex 301 has a battery life of up to 18 hours. You can save various routes (up to 20) and up to 500 waypoints to the device. Plus the Foretrex 301 allows you to share route and waypoint information wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS products.



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Garmin Foretrex 301 is a small wrist-mounted GPS system designed for outdoor enthusiasts who need to use both hands as well as have the features that a GPS device provides e.g. trackable routes - making the Foretrex 301 ideal for hikers, climbers, skiers, solo sailing, etc.

The Foretrex 301 features a black and white LCD display, which displays your route as a dotted trail on the screen so you can navigate back to any location/point thanks to the TracBack feature.

You can save up to 500 waypoints/locations and up to 20 routes in the device so you can navigate back to them with ease. All this is made possible with a battery life of 18 hours with 2x AAA batteries (not included). Furthermore you can connect an optional heart rate monitor for use whilst on foot or a cadence sensor for use on a bike.

The Garmin Foretrex 301 also has the ability to share information e.g. routes and waypoints wirelessly with other compatible Garmin models like the Foretrex, Oregon and Montana ranges.

If you need a wrist mounted GPS device which also includes an altimeter and electronic compass, then you need to buy the Foretrex 401. The Garmin Foretrex 401 does everything the Foretrex 301 does but features an compass and altimeter as well.

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Garmin Foretrex 301 Features

‣Black and white LCD screen (100 x 64 pixels)
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix for improved performance and reception
‣Rugged, lightweight
‣Waterproof standard: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣Up to 18 hours of battery life, 2 AAA; NiMH or Lithium recommended
‣Weighs 87.3 grams with batteries
‣USB Interface
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Foretrex 301
‣Wrist Expansion Strap
‣USB Cable
‣Owner's Manual on Disk
‣Quick Start Manual

Garmin Foretrex 301 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Foretrex 301? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case, mains charger and high speed multi charger. Along with these accessories, it is also possible to buy replacement parts such as mini USB cable. View all Garmin Foretrex 301 accessories.

Garmin Foretrex 301 Carrying Case


‣This zippered case holds your Garmin Foretrex 301 along with other Foretrex 301 accessories.

Garmin Foretrex 301 Mini USB Cable


‣The mini USB cable connects your Garmin Foretrex 301 directly to the computer for updates, maps, etc.

Garmin Foretrex 301 AC Adapter and USB Cable Kit


‣Power and charge your Foretrex 301 via the mains with this AC adapter.

Garmin Foretrex 301 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display size: 3.6 x 2.3cm (1.4 x 0.9-inch)
‣Display resolution: 100 x 64 pixels
‣Display type: Black and white LCD
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Electronic compass: No
‣Barometric altimeter: No
‣Data cards: No
‣Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣Battery: 2 AAA batteries (not included)
‣Battery life: 18 hours)
‣Dimensions: Width - 75mm, Height - 43mm, Depth - 23mm
‣Weight: 87.3g with batteries
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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Page updated: 15th March 2024

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