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Garmin Montana 700

Product Codes: GARM70, GARM7050

Garmin Montana 700 rugged handheld GPS features an impressive 5-inch touchscreen display that can be used in either portrait or landscape (dual orientation).

The Garmin Montana 700 features a 3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass and barometric altimeter and is preloaded TOPO Active European maps, additional BirdsEye Satellite Imagery are available as a download on an annual basis subscription free.

Purchase the Garmin Montana 700 with TOPO Great Britain V3 PRO 1:50K on pre-programmed microSD/SD card. See second option basket below.


Garmin Montana 700 - £499.99


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The Garmin Montana 700 rugged handheld GPS features an impressive 5-inch touchscreen display that can be used in either portrait or landscape (dual orientation).

Following on from the popular Garmin Montana 680 model the new Garmin Montana 700 hosts additional features not before seen in the Garmin Montana series. These new features include:

‣A full QWERTY keyboard lets you easily type messages.
‣MIL-STD 810 for thermal, shock, water and vibration.

The Garmin Montana 700 features a built-in barometric altimeter to track changes in pressure to calculate altitude. In addition a 3-axis compass allows you to find or check which direction you are heading and you do not need to be holding the GPS device level to do so.

Garmin BaseCamp software enables to view and organise maps, waypoints, routes and tracks. With trip-planning software you can wirelessly share your routes and waypoints with friends, family and fellow explorers. When viewing Topographic maps on your computer you can view contour lines and elevations. Furthermore, you can transfer satellite images to your device using the subscription free BirdsEye Satellite Imagery on an annual basis.

Additional walking/road maps and marine charts are also available for the Montana 700 and come supplied on microSD card. Mapping options include: City Navigator street-level road maps, BlueChart g3 marine charts, TOPO map series Ordnance Survey LandRanger maps at 1:25k or 1:50k scale.

The Garmin Montana 700 comes supplied (when purchased from ActiveGPS) a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The battery life varies depending how you are using the Garmin Montana 700 - up to 18 hours (GPS Mode); up to 330 hours (Expedition Mode), up to 18 hours (GPS Mode, 10 minute Tracking), up to 300 hours (Expedition Mode, 30 minute Tracking).

Handheld/Outdoor FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Montana 700 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 700 Features

‣5-inch WVGA transflective, dual orientation, colour, touchscreen display
‣Features preloaded TopoActive Europe maps
‣Stores 10000 waypoints and 250 saved tracks
‣BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (no annual subscription required) enables you to see photo-realistic views
‣Provides automatic turn-by-turn directions with optional City Navigator maps
‣High-sensitivity GPS receiver with GPS and GLONASS for improved performance and reception
‣3-axis tilt-compensated electronic compass
‣Barometric altimeter
‣Waterproof standard: IPX7
‣full QWERTY keyboard lets you easily type messages
‣16GB internal memory for map data and photos
‣Wirelessly share routes, tracks, waypoints and geocaches between units
‣microSD card slot for additional map data
‣Battery life up to 18 hours (GPS mode); up to 330 hours (Expedition mode)
‣MIL-STD 810 for thermal, shock, water and vibration
‣Weighs 397g with included lithium-ion battery pack
‣2 year guarantee

Map Coverage

The Garmin Montana 700 is preloaded with TopoActive Europe maps. TopoActive Europe maps enables you to view elevations, coastlines, rivers, landmarks and more. Additional pre-programmed Garmin maps on SD/microSD card (sold separately) can also be added including Garmin TOPO maps of 1:50K Great Britain, 1:25K Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, etc.

In addition, the Garmin Montana 700 enables you to use direct-to-device downloads of BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (no annual subscription required) to see photo-realistic views and create waypoints based on landmarks. You can download BirdsEye Satellite Imagery directly to the Montana 700 when it is connected to a WiFi network.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

Product Code: GARM70

‣Garmin Montana 700
‣Preloaded TopoActive Europe maps
Lithium-ion battery pack
‣USB cable

Product Code: GARM7050

‣Garmin Montana 700
‣Preloaded TopoActive Europe maps
Garmin TOPO Great Britain V3 PRO 1:50K on pre-programmed microSD/SD card
Lithium-ion battery pack
‣USB cable

Garmin Montana 700 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Montana 700? Accessories available to purchase include a automotive powered mount, motorbike mount with AMPS mount and bike mount. View all Garmin Montana 700 accessories.

Garmin Montana 700 Suction Cup Mount with Speaker


‣Garmin Montana 700 vehicle suction cup mount with speaker and vehicle charger - provides spoken navigation.

Garmin Montana 700 AA Battery Pack


‣Battery power running low? Need a charge? Use this genuine Garmin spare AA battery pack for the Garmin Montana 700. Garmin recommend that you use lithium AA batteries (not included).

Garmin Montana 700 Bicycle Handlebar Mount


‣Mount your Garmin Montana 700 on the handlebar of your bike, quad bike, etc with this non-powered handlebar mount.

Garmin Montana 700 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, WiFi, Bluetooth, ANT+
‣Display: 480 x 800 pixels, WVGA transflective, dual orientation, 6.48 x 10.80 cm; 5-inch diag (12.70 cm)
‣Touchscreen: Yes
‣Waypoints: 10,000
‣Routes: 250 saved tracks
‣Built-in memory: 16GB
‣Electronic compass: Yes, 3-axis, tilt compensating
‣Barometric altimeter: Yes
‣Camera: No
‣Preloaded maps: Yes (TopoActive Europe)
‣Birdseye: Yes (direct to device)
‣Data cards: microSD card
‣Battery: up to 18 hours (GPS Mode); up to 330 hours (Expedition Mode), up to 18 hours (GPS Mode, 10 minute Tracking), up to 300 hours (Expedition Mode, 30 minute Tracking)
‣Interface: High speed micro USB and NMEA 0183 compatible
‣Waterproof: Yes (IPX7)
‣Dimensions: Width - 9.19cm, Height - 18.30cm, Depth - 3.27cm
‣Weight: 397g with included lithium-ion battery pack
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Montana 700 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.

Do you have a question about the Garmin Montana 700? Submit your question via our contact page.

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