There are equipment for any kind of sport or activity, and if talking about hiking, then the importance of those equipment are more crucial as the hiker deal with the wild environment and unlikely natural situation. Thus being well geared to deal with them is the fundamental demand for hiking. if comes to gear, then a perfect GPS watch can be good for it. But to be honest only a GPS watch cannot deal every situation of hiking. Thus, special hiking watches have been manufactured keeping in mind the need of the hiker. Here in this article, we will talk about some of the best-branded hiking watches that will make your trip in nature more comfortable than ever.
Suunto watches are designed, tested and most significantly, they are hand built in Finland. Its hiking watch Traverse can transfer the data wirelessly to Suunto Movescount with Movescount App for iOS and Android to maintain all the information needed. It helps you to notice Barometric weather changes, and has storm alarm alerts; along with Light, Stopwatch, measures-seconds Sunrise-sunset times, Compass, Backlight in flashlight mode, GPS time update, Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly activity tracking of steps and calories burn, Mobile notifications, Vibration alarm etc. so it is a complete watch and thus perfectly fits in our list of best branded watches for hiking. The dimension of this great watch is 2 x 0.7 x 2 inches and it costs $280.71- $449, as per the colour and dial size.
Casio Men’s Pathfinder Triple Sensor Multi-Function Sport Watch
Casio is a brand that is beyond any introduction. Its hiking watch is eth perfect catch for you as it offers digital compass, altimeter, barometer, thermometer, low temperature resistance (-10 C/14 F), EL backlight, world time (31 time zones, 48 cities), city code display, five daily alarms, 1/100-second stopwatch, full auto calendar (pre-programmed until 2099), countdown timer, 12/24-hour formats, battery power indicator, and power-saving function and what not! Water-resistant to 100 m it has a dimension of 57.3 x 50.9 x 15.3mm. With Quartz movement with digital display, this watch needs a Lithium Metal batteries. Offers a price of $152.99, and we cannot but say this is one of the best branded watches for hiking.
Garmin brings its well-known hiking watch Epix created with stainless steel EXO antenna with GPS/GLONASS reception, for a fine GPS connectivity. This watch also offers some of the important features for an outdoor activity like Altimeter, barometer and 3-axis compass. Don’t worry about the minute details before visiting an unknown place as it has 8 GB built-in memory for you to load up on maps, such as TOPO U.S. if that is not enough, this watch engineered for a 24K and BirdsEye Satellite Imagery, and also a 1.4-inch high-resolution color touchscreen. Comes with a dimension of 0.7 x 2 x 2.1 inches and weighs 3.04 ounces, this branded hiking watch needs a Lithium-ion battery. Garmin Epix sets a price of $298.99, and we know with the features it is offering the cost can be well accepted.
We have tried to justify our list of best branded hiking watches by adding only those watches with great brand value and good reviews. So that you will not be in trouble in between your most enjoyable moments!