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Old 09-03-2009, 11:45 AM
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Altimeter, Barometer, Compass Watches (Multifunction Outdoor Watch)

I have been looking at ABC (Altimeter, Barometer, Compass) watches for quite some time now, but haven't ever gotten comfortable enough with one to make a purchase. I know they are not super-accurate devices, but I like the geek-factor of these watches.

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Old 09-03-2009, 07:58 PM
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I suggest that you try to actually wear and hold in your hand the different watches.

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Any others care to join in? What multifunction backcountry watch do you use?

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