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Garmin Foretrex 601 Watch
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Navigate the world hands-free with Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 with AB Elite software the durable, wrist-mounted GPS navigators built to military standards. Keep your bearings nearly anywhere with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite systems.

Tougher than it needs to be

Foretrex 601 and 701 navigators are beyond durable. They're 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


Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 7.3 x 4.3 x 2.2 cm
High-sensitivity receiver No
Interface USB
Display size 2.0" diagonal
Water rating IPX7
Display resolution 200 x 128 pixels
Weight 87.8 g with batteries
Display type High-resolution 4-colour grey
Battery 2 AAA batteries (not included)
Battery life Exceeds 48 hours in GPS mode; up to 1 week in UltraTrac mode; up to 1 month in watch mode

Maps & Navigation

Waypoints/favourites/locations 500
Track log 10,000
Routes 20
Basemap No
Ability to add maps No


  • MIL-STD-810 Compliant: thermal, shock, water
  • Dual grid coordinates: customizable
  • Night vision goggles compatible
  • Audible tones
  • GPS antenna type: patch
  • GPS/GLONASS/Galileo support
  • Saved tracks: 100/500 points per track
  • Clock features: time/date, watch mode, military time format, GPS time sync, automatic daylight saving time, timer, stopwatch, sunrise/sunset times
  • Customizable data pages
  • Touch and/or button lock
  • GPS speed and distance
  • Sensor compatibility: HR strap, speed, cadence, VIRB, tempe‚
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace
  • Jumpmaster
  • Point-to-point navigation
  • Bread crumb trail in real time
  • Back to start
  • TracBack
  • Elevation profile
  • Distance to destination
  • Barometric trend indicator
  • Vertical speed
  • Total ascent/descent
  • Unit-to-unit route/location sharing
  • GPS coordinates
  • Projected waypoint
  • Sight 'N Go
  • Smart notifications
  • LiveTrack
Hunt/fish calendar Yes
Sun and moon information Yes
Touchscreen No
Compass Yes
Custom maps compatible No
Area calculation Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
Garmin Connect‚ compatible (online community where you analyse, categorise and share data) Yes