Suunto’s Hard Transition: Movescount Out, Suunto App FTW

It’s already been about a year that the Suunto app ran in parallel to Suunto’s Movescount; now, finally, they have clarified what their transition plans are: Retire Movescount,…

Polar Vantage V: Daily Wear and Menu Basics

One of the questions around wearables and watches for sports and the outdoors is always how well they are suited for everyday use, what the basic functionality is….

Winter Night's View from Simonyiblick to Hallstatt

Garmin Instinct vs. Suunto 9: On the Sarstein, To Hallstatt

Mid-December, I wanted to see if I could get over the Sarstein to Hallstatt – and use that as a test for the Garmin Instinct and Suunto 9.

GPS and Altitude: Polar Vantage V vs. Suunto 9 Baro vs. Garmin Instinct

Not to make Polar and Suunto the only theme here, leave Garmin out – or as perfect – let’s have a look at some comparison data from Polar…

Polar Vantage V (vs. Suunto 9) GPS Tracks Comparison

How accurate is the GPS of the watch? That’s often the question people wonder about. Here, let’s have a look at example tracks from a Polar Vantage V…

BergeSeen-Trail Tracks over the Dachstein – How to Record GPS Over Night

As I mentioned, on my way across the Dachstein, I gladly had the route navigation active the whole time. It made it a lot easier to follow the…

Dachstein Trail Markings

Berge-Seen-Trail Sections 23, 26, 27: Gosau to Hallstatt over the Dachstein

For a little overnight adventure and #microexploration, I went onto this slow approach to Hallstatt. These sections of the Berge-Seen-Trail, the 350 km long-distance hiking trail to the…

Time and Tours-Christmas: Casio PRW-60 Sweepstakes

It’s the first of the four Sundays before Christmas, the First Advent in German-speaking countries – and in cooperation with Casio Germany, I’m happy to offer one of…

Wachaumarathon

WACHAUmarathon GPS Tracks – Suunto x5

When I am running a marathon these days, I’m also using it for GPS testing – and to the WACHAUmarathon, I went with a very full complement of…

Höllengebirge Überschreitung

Alps Tour: Höllengebirge Crossing

The Höllengebirge mountains between Attersee and Traunsee lakes in the Upper Austrian Salzkammergut, is a popular mountain range for outdoors adventures locally, but otherwise not much known. For…