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Suunto Core Altimeter Watch

Merchant: Backcountry
Price: $215.20

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Merchant: Eastern Mountain Sports
Price: $269.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $299.00
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Price: $319.00
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Price: $328.95
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Price: $359.00
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REI Description: The Core Crush watch brings out the explorer in you, packing an altimeter, barometer compass and more into a robust wrist-top design to provide essential data for all your adventures.

RockCreek Description: Shop for the Suunto Core Watch at Rock/Creek. Browse our selection of Suunto products at low prices & get free shipping on orders over $49.

Eastern Mountain Sports Description: For the vertically inclined, the Suunto Core is the professional benchmark for ABC (altimeter, barometer, compass) wristops. Forecast the weather, know how far you've gone, navigate, and make intelligent decisions in the outdoors. Altimeter to 30K ft.: difference measurement/start from 0, logbook, automatic mode. Barometer: storm alarm, weather trend indicator, weather graph. Digital compass: keeps you on course, easy calibration, declination. Depth measurement: max. depth 30 ft./10 m. Watch: Dual Time, Countdown, Date, Alarm, Predicted times for sunrise and sunset Digital thermometer. Pressure gauge operates in four distinct modes, including an automatic setting, switching between altimeter and barometer accordingly. Compass features a rotating bezel for traditional use, or a one-touch function that allows you to sight, lock and follow a bearing. 5 language menu (English, French, Spanish, German); button lock. Due to federal shipping restrictions regarding products containing lithium batteries, this product cannot be shipped to Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, Catalina Island, Puerto Rico, APO, FPO or international addresses. Thanks for your understanding.

Backcountry Description: The weather was clear for days as your expedition ascended 10,000 feet, but then the barometric pressure started to change and your Storm Alarm went off. Thanks to the Suunto Core Altimeter Watch, you set up your high-altitude camp ahead of the big storm and are in your sleeping bag sipping hot cocoa before it hits. Bravo.

SummitHut Description: You look up and see stars. But your Suunto Core sees an approaching squall. And it tells you with the Storm Alarm - one of several intelligent features that can help you make consistently good decisions. Building on the success of the venerable Suunto Vector, the Suunto Core keeps you informed with an accurate altimeter, barometer, digital thermometer, Weather Trend Indicator and digital compass.



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great watch

I'll try to give some info that hasn't been covered by the others. I have found that as an altimeter, this watch is very accurate. Run after run on Okemo and Killington this watch tracked altitude changes very well (about +- 30ft or so). The only problem I've encountered is that it needs regular calibration, due to changes in barometric pressure through the day. I don't see this as a fault in the watch, but in altimeters in general. There really isn't any way your watch knows if you are changing altitude, or the barometric pressure is changing. The watch only measures absolute pressure. So as long as you calibrate it (which is very easy, just read the manual) with either sea level reference pressure or current altitude every few hours or so, It will remain true. The thermometer is accurate, as long as you take it off and give it 10min or so to equalize; your body heat will cause it to run high. I only have 2 problems with this watch. 1) the automatic feature, which is supposed to switch between altimiter and barometer without you calibrating it, doesn't work in my opinion. If you want accuracy, calibrate it yourself. 2) The Alu Black watch is kind of hard to read. I wish the display was brighter.Other than that I am satisfied. I haven't encountered the technical problems that other reviewers have reported, mabey I got lucky. I agree with the reviewer who recommends getting a new battery right off the bat, they are very cheap anyway. One last thing, this watch will set off metal detectors.



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