Update: June 25, 2018 – Backpacking Light has awarded the Garmin inReach Mini with both its Highly Recommended Rating and the Guide’s Gear Award.
- Read the Garmin inReach Mini Review: Read the comprehensive, 8,500-word review of the new Garmin inReach Mini to learn more about its performance for backpacking.
The Garmin inReach Mini is one of the most sought-after emergency communications devices on the market in 2018. It’s light (3.5 oz), diminutive in size, pairs with a smartphone for easy text messaging, interacts with social media, provides tracking information for loved ones, and has a long battery life.
As of June 25, 2018, the Garmin inReach Mini is now in stock at REI.com.
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Want to learn more about the Garmin inReach Mini? Read our new comprehensive review.