Best products in the Outdoor navigation category

Here's a ranking of the best products in this category. To give you a quick overview, we've also added some key information about the products.

1. Garmin Inreach Mini 2

With the compact, lightweight GPS satellite communication device inReach Mini 2, you'll always feel safe on your adventures. Thanks to the worldwide Iridium satellite coverage, you can also exchange messages with your loved ones and share your tour in real time, independently of the mobile network. And in case of an emergency, you can use the SOS button to request help from the IERCC international rescue center, which is manned 24/7. In addition, the detailed arrow navigation and the digital compass help you to stay oriented and always arrive at your destination. Thanks to a battery life of up to 14 days in 10-minute tracking mode, you don't have to worry about charging even on your multi-day tours. 

2. Garmin eTrex 32x

Garmin's popular eTrex series has been around for more than 15 years and was complemented by the eTrex 32x in June 2019. The device comes with a 2.2-inch colour display that is easy to read even in direct sunlight. In order not to lose orientation in difficult terrain, the handheld supports two satellite systems - GPS and GLONASS. The pre-installed TopoActive Europe map also provides an overview when hiking, cycling or geocaching. If that's not enough, you can expand the 8GB internal memory and load additional map material onto the device thanks to the microSD card slot. The eTrex 32x also features an integrated 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter as well as ANT+ connectivity. The device lasts 25 hours in GPS mode thanks to 2AA batteries. 

3. Garmin ANT+ temperature sensor

Track ambient temperature and transfer data wirelessly to your compatible Garmin device using the Garmin external sensor. The device can be attached to a backpack, jacket, shoes, etc. So you can keep a close eye on the temperature during your next expedition. 

4. Garmin PN3053

Bicycle holder.

5. Garmin Backpack attachment

The lightweight backpack attachment is ideal when you need free hands. Durable nylon accessories with Velcro closure are suitable for belts up to 4 inches (10 cm) wide and compatible with the Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (Molle) system. The same hook and loop fastener material is also used to easily store the compatible Garmin device for optimal GPS performance, but also instant access to the device. When the device is removed from the Velcro fastener, the back strap and carrying strap ensure that you do not lose the device. The carrying strap can be adjusted to a length between 5 cm (2 inches) and 35.6 cm (14 inches). 

6. Garmin Striker Vivid 7sv

View fish and structure with the highest level of detail when you choose your display color, location and depth sounder for your day on the water with the Striker Vivid 7sv fishfinder with transducer unit. The depth sounder color you choose says a lot about your fishing style. So it's a good thing there are 7 vivid options. What a view. Use the included transducer to get traditional CHIRP and ClearVü echosounder functions. Never lose a great fishing spot again. Use the waypoint marker to find your way back there. The underwater world looks really good when it's displayed as 1 foot (30 cm) depth contours. The WLAN connection1 on land opens up whole new possibilities on the water. Choose from 7 vibrant color options to see fish and structure on your fishfinder's 7-inch display with maximum contrast and clarity. Use the included GT52 transducer to get traditional Garmin CHIRP echo sounder functions, as well as CHIRP ClearVü and CHIRP SideVü echo sounder functions. To help you catch more fish, you need to know where the fish are biting. Use the waypoint marker for fishing locations to easily navigate back to them later. Thanks to the high-sensitivity GPS, you can plan and create routes and display the boat's speed on the fishfinder. No one knows the waters you fish better than you. The Striker Vivid 7sv unit can store up to 809,000 hectares (2 million acres) of maps with depth contours of 1 foot (30 cm). Included with the Striker Vivid 7sv unit is a tilt/swivel mount and mounting kits and cables for transom and electric boat motor mounting. Connect to the ActiveCaptain app1 to transfer waypoints, receive Smart Notifications (including software update notifications), and access the Garmin Quickdraw community. 

7. Garmin Handlebar mount

Simply insert your compatible device into the rugged 22mm or 32mm mount in portrait or landscape mode1 so you always have it with you. The included mounts and mounting kit attach to standard handlebars. 

8. Garmin STRIKER Vivid 4cv with GT20-TM transducer

Garmin Striker Vivid 4cv with GT20 TM encoder (010-02550-01).

9. Garmin inReach Mini

The inReach Mini is your connection for excursions in remote areas. The pocket-size satellite communication device is ideal for adventures where size and weight are important. With the inReach Mini you can send and receive SMS messages, follow your journey and share it with others and, if necessary, trigger an SOS emergency call to the GEOS emergency call centre around the clock anywhere in the world. With inReach connectivity, family members and friends can stay in touch with you wherever you are. Measuring only 9.9 x 5.2 cm and weighing just 100 g, the inReach Mini fits comfortably in your pocket or backpack. It enables message transmission via the Iridium satellite network with seamless 100% coverage worldwide. So you don't have to worry about dead spots or the availability of mobile networks. The inReach Mini can be used worldwide to keep you connected at all times. Send and receive messages via compatible Garmin handsets, wearables or other mobile devices1 GPS location tracking lets you share your location with your family at home or outdoors. You can also post your adventures in social media. For basic navigation, the device has a compass that shows you the bearing and distance along a route or to a waypoint. 

10. Garmin eTrex Touch 35

The eTrex has been one of the world's most popular and successful leisure GPS series for 15 years. The eTrex Touch 35 is suitable, thanks to the additional altimeter, for mountain activities such as mountaineering and mountain biking. The TopoActive map Europe is already pre-installed, as well as activity profiles optimized for various leisure activities. And don't forget the 250,000 geocaches you'll have endless outdoor fun with. Smartphone notifications are sent directly from the Smartphone1 to the device to keep you up to date on the go. A bike mount is included so you can get started right away. So don't hesitate any longer, get on the road with your family. The eTrex is at your side every step of the way.