Montana® 680

Part Number: 010-01534-10
Recommended Retail Price: R 10 549.00

Montana® 680 Features:

The handheld GPS to go anywhere and everywhere
- 4-inch dual-orientation, glove-friendly touchscreen display
- 8 megapixel autofocus camera; automatically geotags photos
- Tracks both GPS and GLONASS satellites
- 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription1
- 3-axis compass with barometric altimeter

Take it hiking. Take it hunting. Take it on the water.

Designed for use on the trail, on road or on the water, the Montana 680 from Garmin will guide you wherever you go. With a vast 4" sunlight-readable touchscreen that offers crystal clear enhanced colours, dual orientation display and GPS and GLONASS positioning to track your location quicker and more accurately, even in the most challenging environment. It´s easy to see where you are at all times and conveniently control your track recording with the new Track Manager. Montana 680 includes a 3-axis electronic compass with barometric altimeter and comes with a free 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription1. Both durable and waterproof, Montana 680 adds a 8MP camera and is built to withstand the elements2.

See the Big View

Montana 680 features a 4" outdoor optimised, dual orientation touchscreen display that offers best readability under any light condition. The easy-to-use touch screen user interface means you´ll spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time searching for information. Adventurers love the extra-large display of Montana that provides great readability due to big data fields and clearly visible map features. Both durable and water resistant, Montana 680 is built to withstand the elements. Bumps, dust, dirt, humidity and water are no match for this rugged navigator2.

Take Geotagged Pictures

Capture locations and memories with Montana 680´s 8 megapixel digital camera. Each photo is automatically geotagged with coordinates, allowing you to navigate back to that exact spot in the future. Keep track of your photos and see their locations on a map using BaseCamp™. Insert a microSD™ card for more photo storage or to view pictures from other devices.

Keep Your Fix

With the new high-sensitivity GPS and GLONASS receiver, Montana 680 locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its location even in thick forest and deep valleys. The advantage is clear — whether you´re under heavy tree cover or just near tall buildings and trees, you can count on Montana 680 to help you find your way when you need it the most.

Go Anywhere

With an array of compatible mounts, Montana is designed for use on bicycles, in 4x4s, on boats and as a handheld or for convenient everyday navigation in your car. Use the optional auto mount with City Navigator maps for spoken, turn-by-turn driving directions, or try out the optional rugged mount for your motorcycle or ATV.

Go Everywhere

Montana 680 comes with an 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription for great aerial images to enhance your navigation, in case you want more detailed information adding more maps to Montana is easy1. Load TOPO maps and hit the trail, plug in BlueChart® g2 preloaded cards for a great day on the water, or load City Navigator map data for turn-by-turn driving directions. Or, transform paper maps into files you can download to your Montana with Custom Maps.

Navigate with Ease

The new Montana 680 features a Track Manager app that allows you to record, view and analyse your tracks in a very convenient and intuitive way. The handheld has key features for the outdoors such as a 3-axis tilt-compensated compass which shows your heading even when you´re still, without holding it level. It also has a barometric altimeter which tracks changes in pressure to pinpoint your precise altitude, and you can even use it to plot barometric pressure over time, which can help you keep an eye on changing weather conditions.

Find Fun

Montana 680 supports paperless geocaching GPX files for straight-to-device uploading of geocaches from No more manually entering coordinates and paper print outs, Montana stores and displays key information, including location, terrain, difficulty, hints and descriptions. The track manager feature helps organize and navigate through waypoints/routes/ and track logs (easily start/stop recording tracklogs).

Share Wirelessly

With Montana 680, you can share your waypoints, tracks, routes and geocaches wirelessly with other compatible Garmin GPS users. Just press "send" to transfer your information to similar devices and let the games begin.

Double Your Power

With a one-of-a-kind dual battery system, the 680 gives you the option of using the rechargeable lithium-ion pack or traditional AA batteries.

Plan Your Next Trip

Our free BaseCamp software lets you view and organize maps, waypoints, routes and tracks. This free trip-planning software even allows you to create Garmin Adventures that you can share with friends, family or fellow explorers. BaseCamp displays topographic map data in 2-D or 3-D on your computer screen, including contour lines and elevation profiles.

1One-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery (software download is required). Use the included BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription with BaseCamp™ to transfer an unlimited amount of high-resolution satellite images to the handheld device for 1 year. Once those images have been integrated into the device, they can be accessed there whenever you need them - even after the initial 1-year offer has run out. Additional BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscriptions can be purchased from

2Water Rating IPX7 - Withstands incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. See for more details.


Technical Specifications


Technical Specifications


What's in the Box:

    - Montana 680
    - Lithium-ion battery pack
    - USB cable
    - AC charger
    - Manuals

Accessories for the Montana® 680

GSC 10 Speed/Cadence sensor
Part No: 010-10644-00

GA25MCX Low profile GPS antenna
Part No: 010-10702-00

Elastic Strap for Heart Rate Monitor
Part No: 010-10714-00

Elastic Strap for HRM (small)
Part No: 010-10714-01

High-speed Multi-charger
Part No: 010-10723-17

Speed / Cadence replacement part
Part No: 010-10729-00

Vehicle Power Cable
Part No: 010-10851-11

Motorcycle RAM mounting kit
Part No: 010-10962-00

Soft Strap Premium Heart Rate Monitor
Part No: 010-10997-07

Part No: 010-11092-20

tempe Wireless Temperature Sensor
Part No: 010-11092-30

Serial data / power cable
Part No: 010-11131-00

AC Charger (EU & UK adapters)
Part No: 010-11478-05

Auto Suction Cup Mount with Speaker
Part No: 010-11654-00

AMPS Rugged Mount with Audio/Power Cable
Part No: 010-11654-01

Li-ion Battery Pack
Part No: 010-11654-03

Auto Friction Mount Kit with Speaker(incl. CLA)
Part No: 010-11654-04

Anti-glare Screen Protectors
Part No: 010-11654-05

Marine Mount with Power Cable (bare wires)
Part No: 010-11654-06

Handlebar Mount
Part No: 010-11654-07

Quick Release Lanyard
Part No: 010-11733-00

Lanyard Carabiner
Part No: 010-11854-00

Lithium-Ion Battery Charger
Part No: 010-11921-06