6 Watches for the Adventure Traveler

By: Paul Cox

My first adventure-worthy watch was a digital Casio G-Shock, a sturdy plastic brick rated waterproof to a depth of two football fields. I felt tougher as soon as I strapped that thing to my wrist. That timepiece is a relic compared to all the current high-tech backwoods bling and the most recent Apple Watch, but a dependable and sturdy watch still stands out as a valuable adventure travel companion.

Below are several to consider, from traditional-looking analogs to GPS-enabled mini computers with features such as altimeters, heart-rate monitors and maps.

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