Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO – Subscription Plan Value & Cost of Ownership

One of things that we often forget when considering buying a satellite messaging device like the ZOLEO or recently released Garmin inReach Messenger is that there’s a subscription plan associated which might inflate your total investment into either device. It is important then to find the best value in terms of subscription plan as these… Continue reading Garmin inReach Messenger vs ZOLEO – Subscription Plan Value & Cost of Ownership

Garmin inReach Messenger VS ZOLEO Deep Dive Messaging

In this first deep dive comparison between the Garmin inReach Messenger and the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator is the primary function both units try to improve on; messaging experience. We’ll be focusing on the messaging functions on both smartphone apps. How ZOLEO Introduced Messaging Flexibility Before we start our deep dive, lets go back to what… Continue reading Garmin inReach Messenger VS ZOLEO Deep Dive Messaging

ZOLEO November 2022 Firmware Update & New Weather Provider

ZOLEO sent an email blast to its users this week alerting them of an upcoming update to the ZOLEO App version 4.1.5 to be available on November 2 2022. What’s In The New ZOLEO App Update? First thing, the ZOLEO app for your smartphone will be updated to version 4.1.5 from the current 3.1.5. You’ll… Continue reading ZOLEO November 2022 Firmware Update & New Weather Provider

Garmin inReach Messenger How-To Tutorials

In the fall of 2022, Garmin released a direct competitor to the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator with the Garmin inReach Messenger. This new inReach model focuses on messaging rather than be integrated with GPS navigation functions. With the focus on messaging, the Garmin inReach Messenger requires the Messenger smartphone app and a valid Garmin Explore account… Continue reading Garmin inReach Messenger How-To Tutorials

Cam-Am Defender ATV Trail Riding – Nova Scotia Mersey Bowater to Ellerhouse Loop

On this trip, a Yamaha Viking and Can-Am Defender goes out for a loop run starting from the Mersey Bowater parking lot and the route consists of crossing into the Ellerhouse Windmill farm and using the service road along the 101 highway back to the Pipeline road trail back to the start. This was a… Continue reading Cam-Am Defender ATV Trail Riding – Nova Scotia Mersey Bowater to Ellerhouse Loop

How To Create & Transfer Waypoints, Tracks and Routes to Garmin Montana 700 series GPS Using Garmin Explore App

I’ll go over how you can use your Garmin Explore smartphone app to create and transfer waypoint, tracks, routes and courses. This is handy when you are planning on the go using your smartphone and use bluetooth from your phone and Garmin Montana. CREATE A WAYPOINT Scroll over the map to the area you want… Continue reading How To Create & Transfer Waypoints, Tracks and Routes to Garmin Montana 700 series GPS Using Garmin Explore App

Garmin Launches inReach Messenger To Compete With ZOLEO

It was a matter of time until we would see how Garmin would respond to the ZOLEO Satellite Communicator. While Garmin has been very busy integrating the inReach technology into various GPS frame, there is something to be said about the simple puck design with core inputs and associated smartphone app. The Garmin inReach Messenger… Continue reading Garmin Launches inReach Messenger To Compete With ZOLEO

Finding Trail Access & Difficulty Information On Garmin Tread

The Garmin Tread Off-Road GPS Device displays a lot of trail information curated from various sources like OpenStreetMap and MUVM for many areas of the US. This specific type of information allows you to find out trail access and difficulty whether you want to hit the trails in a full sized vehicle, ATV, Side by… Continue reading Finding Trail Access & Difficulty Information On Garmin Tread

Garmin Offers Audio System For Powersport Vehicles & Garmin Tread GPS Users

One thing you notice when you get into powersports and start riding an ATV or in my case a Side by Side; the accessories are expensive. Garmin adds an audio system with LED lights as an add-on to their Tread line of GPS devices focused on this area. Today, Garmin formally announced the Garmin Audio… Continue reading Garmin Offers Audio System For Powersport Vehicles & Garmin Tread GPS Users

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