Android Powered, Multi-Touch Handheld GPS with Preloaded Topo Mapping!
The Garmin Monterra is a robust and waterproof Wi-Fi enabled handheld GPS that comes preloaded with Topo U.S. 100K maps; providing full coverage of the US, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. This highly detailed mapping covers the finer points of the outdoors with topographic maps comparable to 1:100,000 scale USGS maps. Utilizing the latest Navteq data base, Topo U.S. 100K mapping ensures you receive the most accurate information of back country roads, trails, KOA campgrounds, boat ramps, parks, lakes, and so many other points of interests. Easily view terrain contours, summit locations, and elevations no matter where you choose to adventure. Other maps can easily be added such as BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (subscription required), Trailhead Series TOPO maps, and GIS-based maps. For an added bonus Monterra’s unique 3-D MapMerge feature allows you to customize your maps by combining two maps into one for a 3-D view that even displays “visible” texture such as hills, valleys, lakes, and forest for a realistic viewing experience. The Monterra also holds millions of geocaches that can easily be downloaded on OpenCaching.com and filtered by size, terrain, difficulty and type.
Boasting a large, crystal-clear 4” multi touch reflective display, the Monterra provides the user with an exceptional viewing experience. Reading the unit in bright sunlight is not a problem with Monterra’s impressive mineral glass display, reflective technology and LED backlighting. Chock-full of features such as 3-D MapMerge, the ability to download apps, and high-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS satellite tracking, the Monterra takes the outdoor GPS to a whole new level. Since the Monterra is powered by the extremely versatile and ever so popular Android operating system, you can access and download all your favorite outdoor-related apps like: PeakFinder, tar constellation charts, ballistic calculator and more using Google Play. This feature also comes in handy for the professional who desires to extend some office functions to the field by accessing construction estimators and ArcGIS.
Know where you are heading with Monterra’s built-in 3-axis compass with accelerometer and gyro, even when standing still. Pinpoint your exact altitude by tracking changes in pressure with Monterra’s barometric altimeter. Stay safe by identifying changing weather conditions by tracking barometric pressure over time paired with Monterra’s built-in FM radio and NOAA weather radio with SAME alerts which informs you of watches and warnings for your exact location. The unit even keeps you safe in the sun with its impressive UV sensor that informs you of your exposure level at higher elevations, in snow conditions, or by the water. Exploring in a deep canyon or cover? This is not a problem since the Monterra has the durability and flexibility to go anywhere. The unit’s highly sensitive WAAS and GLONASS enabled GPS receiver easily pinpoints your location with extreme accuracy.
There is no need to take a separate camera with you to capture your outdoor adventures. Monterra has a built-in 8 megapixel autofocus digital camera plus a 1080p HD video camera with LED and flash. Wireless sharing is easy with Monterra’s Wi-Fi, ANT+, Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC capabilities. Additionally Monterra is compatible with BaseCamp, a free download that allows you to view and organize maps, waypoints, routes and tracks. Monterra also features an 8GB internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 64GB) for additional storage, a dual battery system and mounting options designed for ATVs, motorcycles, boats, and automobiles. With its rugged waterproof design, powerful location and mapping capabilities and highly versatile Android operating system, the Garmin Monterra is the essential tool for the serious outdoor adventurist and enthusiast.