Garmin GPSMAP 66i: a mightily powerful device designed for the toughest adventures

The Garmin GPSMAP 66i is a device that is so feature-rich, it’d take a lifetime to trawl through them all. Mapping, SOS calls and satellite nav are just a few. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The amount of customisation options on offer is mind boggling and we loved being able to tweak every aspect, from individual screens to adding new maps. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The device is shrouded in a tough rubber bumper, which is ready to fend off knocks, while an oversized SOS button on the side suggests its intentional use. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The battery that is good for 30 hours of tracking at 10 minute intervals and a monstrous 200 hours in a power save mode. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The three-inch screen is bright, contrasty and fares well in direct sunlight, making it perfect for following maps when the golden orb in the sky appears. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
Garmin’s InReach technology that allows you to stay in touch with base camp via messages when there’s no phone signal. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The GPSMAP 66i is a hugely capable device that packs a range of features, many of which are likely to only be used by ardent adventurers. (image credit: The Gear Loop)