Garmin inReach Explorer+ Review
Editor’s Rating: 8/10
This GPS hunting tracker is truly different from all else in the industry in more ways than one, beginning with the shape itself that makes it look like a walkie talkie and also comes features similar to one. This satellite communicator would enable two-way text messaging, this becomes a huge game changer in the GPS hunting trackers.
You would be able to do so with the global Iridium Satellite Network which unfortunately would require a subscription. Another exciting feature is the interactive SOS trigger that the tracker comes with, alarming the 24/7 search and rescue monitors it connects to. The tracker
- Enables you to connect with more people around you
- Highly durable with a great versatility
The Garmin powered tracker comes with a tough, impact resistant and durable overall body, carrying one of these out in the woods for hunting shouldn’t be a problem. Besides that it comes with a water rating of IPX7 which is fairly good for activities like hunting, you will have a fully functional PS throughout your day.
Not to mention that the tracker comes with a barometric altimeter sensor, which becomes really helpful in cases where details matter to you, finding out your elevation wouldn’t be a problem.
The battery life of this tracker is determined by its rechargeable lithium battery pack which can last surprisingly long especially given that it comes with so many additional features and functions. With the tracker running on the 10-minute tracking mode which is a default the tracker would be able to last up to 100 hours, with the 10 minute tracking mode along with the1-second logging off the tracker will survive up to 75 hours, with the 30-minute interval power save mode the tracker will be able to survive a
The point of the numbers being mentioned and even the longevity when it is turned
The inReach Explorer+ comes with a full-fledged GPS on-map guidance along with
Not to mention the built-in digital compass, accelerometer and barometric altimeter which are all included with the Explorer+, only helping you to maintain and get accurate bearings on the places that are both remote and dense in most situations. The optional weather forecast service also provides you with details directly to your inReach device which is compatible
The biggest component of the tracker itself comes here as it is more than just a GPS tracker, using the worldwide coverage of the
Also to be mentioned is the fact that you don’t have to worry about cell tower or phone services for your texting abilities, it all happens here with the Iridium Satellite Network. Your friends and family members will also be able to keep up with tour progress through the web-based MapShare portal. Communicating is made much easier and your safety is being ensured through all that the inReach enables you to do.
The tracker is an overall smash in the market, it helps with your hunting adventures in more than one way. It has incredible durability and strength, withstanding harsh weather conditions and rough terrains. The tracker is special on its own, it has features that are a little extra for hunting purposes but it still does the job well. You don’t have to worry about your family members or them worrying about you as you already have all the means of communication with them.
Suitable for you guys out there planning long trips to the woods, having a big group going along for a hunting trip/camping. The inReach really does keep you updated with your family and friends even in the most remote parts of the world.
This is for you if:
- You hunt for long hours outdoors
- You seek to be fully connected with friends and family