What are the best wearable devices for camping and hiking?

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    #1Garmin Fenix 3 HR

    Garmin Fenix 3 HR

    Garmin Fenix 3 HR is a smartwatch designed with heart rate monitor for activity tracking accuracy. This smartwatch offers a 1.2" high-resolution display and it can automatically sync to your data via Wi-Fi technology.

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    Susana Soriano
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This watch looks good and has a ton of features I'd enjoy. My only complaint is the digital time read out. It's a small annoyance but I much prefer the analog clock look even if it's in a digital watch. There is just something classic about a traditional clock face"
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    #2Suunto Ambit3

    Suunto Ambit3

    Suunto Ambit3 is a smartwatch designed with GPS technology and wireless syncing to smartphone devices. This smartwatch also features built-in barometer, compass, altimeter and it comes equipped with a reliable 200-hour battery.

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    Roy Griffin
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I liked this watch. I thought it was pretty unique and cool if you're doing something like hiking. It's nothing crazy fancy, but I feel like it fits that style."
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    #3Garmin Fenix 5X

    Garmin Fenix 5X

    This Garmin Fenix 5X is a fitness-tracking smartwatch with built-in GPS and GLONASS capability, along with a 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter. It tracks activity statistics and can be connected to Garmin Connect.

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    Jose Obrien
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I've been trying to improve my speed and stamina while hiking and running and wearing a smartwatch has helped me form concrete goals to work towards. This watch can accurately track altitude, heart rate, and distance and has a very decent battery life. It is also very easy to customize."
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    #4Suunto Traverse

    Suunto Traverse

    The Suunto Traverse is an ideal smartwatch for trekking and hiking. It has GPS, a barometer, an altimeter, a storm alarm, and a compass. The long battery life and tough exterior make it perfect for outdoor adventures.

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    Jeffrey Taylor
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The best feature i love about this watch is that i can upload my routes that i pick on to the watch. The other watches are only routes you can use that is in the watch and came with the software. With the Suunto you can upload your own and have it with you everywhere. Just love that feature, that alone makes this watch worth its money in gold. "
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    #5Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20BK

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20BK

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20BK features triple sensor technology. Powered by Android Wear 2.0m, this smartwatch has 50-meter water resistance, as well as GPS functionality and built-in sensors.

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    Joe Hart
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "The Casio is a great tool for that is to be worn during camping and other outdoor activiites. It is rough, durable, and water-resistant. "
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    #6Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20WE

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20WE

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20WE features triple sensor technology. Powered by Android Wear 2.0m, this smartwatch can connect to Bluetooth and WiFi. 4GB internal storage and 512 MB RAM.

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    $500

    Gary Kelley
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "The WSD-F20 smart outdoor watch comes with the Android Wear 2.0. It provides you the option to live the most out of your active life. It comes with highly advanced GPS and also has tiny built-in sensors that measure altitude and other items."
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    #7Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20X

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20X

    Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20X is a smartwatch powered by Android Wear 2.0m. This smartwatch can connect to Bluetooth and WiFi. It also has 50-meter water resistance, as well as activity tracker, microphone, compass, etc.

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    Leonardo Miranda
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "The Casio Pro Trek line of watches are of undeniable quality and the WSD-F20X is no exception. This is an excellent watch made to high standards that is extremely useful for all of your camping and hiking needs. Because of it's high level of quality it does not break down after days, or even weeks, in the field. "
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    #8Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2 is a smart fitness tracker that sports an OLED display that can show notifications, time, and daily stats. It can track heart rate, workouts, distance, burned calories, and more. The tracker is available in different colors.

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    Edison Meng
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "Fitbit Charge 2 has PurePulse continuous, automatic wrist-based heart rate tracking. Maximize your workouts using simplified heart rate zones. OLED display automatically track how long and how well you sleep and wake with a silent vibrating alarm, Real time GPS, Sync stats wireless, can also see call, text, and calendar notifications. "

Summary

Best What are the best wearable devices for camping and hiking
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Garmin Fenix 3 HRElectronics 30 Paid
2Suunto Ambit3Electronics 24 Paid
3Garmin Fenix 5XElectronics 24 Paid
4Suunto TraverseElectronics 21 Paid
5Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20BKElectronics 7 Paid
6Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20WEElectronics 5 Paid
7Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20X Electronics 3 Paid
8Fitbit Charge 2Electronics 1 Paid
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