My new Suunto Core, plus how I use my watch while backpacking

By Andrew Skurka / June 4, 2013 / 32 Comments

It was time to replace my Highgear Summit watch after many years of reliable service. Its face was scratched up; its buttons have become loose and its water-resistance has become questionable; and, aesthetically, I was looking for an improvement, maybe even worthy enough to wear on the altar in August. I settled on the Suunto…