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Garmin Montana 600

Product Code: GARM600

Garmin Montana 600 handheld GPS device is the perfect partner for walking/hiking. Plus with additional maps and mounts can also be used when driving, cycling and sailing too. Featuring a 4-inch colour touchscreen, the Garmin Montana 600 can be viewed either in landscape or portrait orientation.

The Garmin Montana 600 includes a 3-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter. Garmin Montana 600 is waterproof and can be powered via either AA or lithium-ion batteries, providing combined power for up to 38 hours.

Please note: Garmin Montana 600 pictured right with GB Discoverer maps are sold separately. View GB Discoverer maps.



Garmin Montana 600 has been discontinued.

Accessories are available for the Garmin Montana 600. Likewise as are Garmin Montana 600 maps.

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The replacement model is the Garmin Montana 700.


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The Garmin Montana 600 is a premium handheld GPS system which is very versatile and adaptable for a variety of different uses outdoors, in the car and on a fishing/sailing trip.

At the centre of the Montana 600 is a large sunlight-readable 4-inch colour touchscreen display which features a QWERTY keyboard for taking notes and finding things quickly. The display is also dual-orientation and can be viewed in either portrait or landscape mode - useful when using the device in varying environments such as at the helm of boat, behind the wheel of a car and a walk in the countryside.

The 600 handheld unit locates satellites quickly and maintains satellite tracking even when in built-up areas or in woods, for example. The screen also changes to “night mode” automatically when it starts to get dark for continuous viewing throughout the day and is also waterproof to IPX7 standards.

The Montana 600 is part of the Garmin Montana range and includes the following premium features:

‣Electronic compass and barometric altimeter
‣Internal 3.0GB memory

The Montana 600 features a built-in 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass, a barometric altimeter and wireless connectivity with other compatible Garmin handheld devices. Enabling you to wirelessly share geocaches waypoints, tracks and routes with other device owners. Plus with its internal 3.0GB memory you can store up to 4000 waypoints, 200 routes and 10,000 points on 200 saved tracks.

Preloaded to the Montana 600 memory is a worldwide basemap with shaded relief.

Additional maps and charts are also available for the 600. Mapping options include: City Navigator street-level road maps, BlueChart g3 marine charts and GB Discoverer Ordnance Survey LandRanger maps at 1:25k or 1:50k scale. Each of these maps are available on SD/microSD Card for more details and coverage click here. Furthermore with Garmin’s Custom Maps you can transfer paper or digital maps into your device along with landmarks, points of interest, etc. This is useful with maps such as ski piste routes, mountain bike trails or favourite hiking trails.

The Garmin Montana 600 features a dual-battery system; you can use the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or AA batteries. The battery life is 16 hours with Lithium-Ion and 22 hours with AA batteries making a total of 38 hours.

To use the Montana 600 in varying places other than in the palm of your hand, a number of different mounts are available. These accessories include a handlebar mount ideal for using on a bike, a car mount and speaker for use in-car and marine mount when using on a boat.

Handheld/Outdoor FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Montana 600 or other handheld GPS related question that's not been answered on this webpage? Please see our handheld and Outdoor GPS FAQs page for questions from other customers.Plus if the answer to your question isn't featured, use the online form to ask us for the answer. Alternatively please telephone 01733 777623 Monday to Friday (9:30am-5:00pm) to speak to one of our sales team. For further information online please see the Garmin Montana comparison table.

Garmin Montana 600 Features

‣4-inch TFT sunlight-readable, colour, touchscreen display
‣Dual Orientation display
‣Preloaded with Worldwide basemap with shaded relief
‣Stores 10,000 waypoints and 200 routes
‣Provides automatic turn-by-turn directions with optional City Navigator maps
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver with HotFix for improved performance and reception
‣3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass
‣Barometric altimeter
‣Easy-to-use, touchscreen interface
‣Waterproof standard: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣3.0GB internal memory for map data and photos
‣Wirelessly share routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between units
‣microSD card slot for additional map data
‣Up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
‣Weighs (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
‣1 year guarantee

Map Coverage

Garmin Montana 600 is preloaded a worldwide basemap with shaded relief. Please note: Additional maps can be loaded to the Montana 600. The Montana 600 features a SD/microSD Card slot, an easy way to add new maps and mapping updates.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Montana 600
‣Preloaded worldwide basemap with shaded relief
‣Lithium-ion battery pack
‣USB cable
‣AC charger
‣Quickstart Guide

Garmin Montana 600 Accessories

Looking for accessories to use with the Garmin Montana 600 handheld device? We sell a vast selection of genuine parts and spares including Montana 600 carrying case, automotive suction cup mount, marine mount, Lithium Ion Battery and external GPS antenna.

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Garmin Montana 600 Maps

Garmin Montana 600 is preloaded with a Worldwide basemap with shaded relief. However, a number of other maps supplied on SD/microSD Card are also compatible including street-level road maps - ideal for using your Montana 600 in a car. Garmin Cycling maps Europe - perfect for cycling on and off road in the UK and mainland Europe. 1:50k and 1:25k Ordnance Survey maps - ideal for hiking and walking the countryside of Great Britain and marine BlueCharts - ideal if you want to navigate the waters around the UK, Europe or further afield.

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Garmin Montana 600 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 272 x 480 pixels, bright, transflective 65k colour TFT, dual-orientation touchscreen; sunlight readable
‣Touchscreen: Yes
‣Waypoints: 4000
‣Routes: 200
‣Track log: 10,000 points, 200 saved tracks
‣Built-in memory: 3.0GB
‣Electronic compass: Yes
‣Barometric altimeter: Yes
‣Data cards: microSD card
‣Battery: up to 16 hours (lithium-ion); up to 22 hours (AA batteries)
‣Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
‣Dimensions: Width - 74.8mm, Height - 144.2mm, Depth - 36.4mm
‣Weight: (289 g) with included lithium-ion battery pack; (333 g) with 3 AA batteries (not included)
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin Montana 600 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Garmin Montana 600 Questions and Answers

Question: I bought a Garmin Montana 600 marine bundled with g2 charts and am looking to update them. Given the versions have all changed I'd be grateful if you would point me in the direction of a replacement.

Answer: Garmin have discontinued the UK and Ireland title that was bundled with the Garmin Montana 600. The latest Garmin BlueCharts that are compatible with the Garmin Montana 600 are the BlueChart g3 Regular.

Question: Do you have a map of Cyprus for my montana 600 (its 4gb).

Answer: The only compatible map we sell is the street-level Garmin City Navigator NTU Maps of Europe microSD/SD card. No other Garmin City Navigator NT map features Cyprus.

Question: I have a Garmin Montana 600 with a microSD card contains Bluechart g2 Large of the whole of the U.K.

I'm looking to purchase / install an OS or similar map of the U.K. (Southern or whole of UK). My question is am I able to include both the marine and land software in the machine at the same time?

I can see one card getting lost whilst changing over otherwise! I would also consider a smaller area for the land map if it could be catered within the Montana at the same time. Are there other 25k scale UK walking software packages available I could install?

Answer: The Garmin Montana 600 only has one single microSD card slot, therefore you can only load one single preloaded microSD card at one time in the device. Besides you can only access and view one single map at any one time.

If you purchased any additional map e.g. GB Discoverer Southern England and Wales on microSD card (pictured right), you would need to first remove the BlueChart UK and Ireland microSD card from your device.

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