601 Handheld GPS Unit

199.99 CAD

Navigate the world hands-free with Foretrex 601 the durable, wrist-mounted GPS navigators built to military standards. Keep your bearings nearly anywhere with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite systems. They are built to military standards for thermal, shock and water performance (MIL-STD-810G). They also include tactical features such as compatibility with night vision goggles and Jumpmaster mode. Multi-GNSS Navigation Includes Galileo work with 3 satellite navigation reception networks, including GPS, GLONASS and Galileo, to track your position in more challenging environments than GPS alone. Explore longer — battery life exceeds 48 hours in navigation mode and lasts up to 1 week in UltraTrac mode.

To guide you on and off the beaten path, Foretrex 601 gives comprehensive navigation and tracking using GPS plus ABC (altimeter, barometer, and compass) sensor capabilities. The built-in altimeter gives elevation data to accurately watch ascent and descent, while the barometer can be used to predict weather changes by showing short-term trends in air pressure. The 3-axis electronic compass keeps your bearings, whether you are moving or not.

Stay Connected with Smart notifications that lets you receive emails, texts, and alerts from your mobile device right on your wrist. Use the Garmin Connect mobile app to start the LiveTrack feature to allow others to follow your journey (within cellular coverage). Other connected features include automatic uploads to Garmin Connect online fitness community and automatic software updates when paired to a mobile device.


Included with the Foretrex 601

  • Hook and loop wrist strap
  • Strap extender
  • USB cable
  • Documentation



  • Durable, constructed to military standards (MIL-STD-810G); night vision goggle compatible
  • Works with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite systems to provide accurate positioning
  • 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis compass and a barometric altimeter; smart notifications¹ allow your device to receive emails, texts and alerts
  • Battery life exceeds 48 hours in navigation mode, up to 1 week in UltraTrac mode and up to 1 month in watch mode
  • Connects to Android 6.0 and later
  • Connects to iOS 12  or higher