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…

Suunto9 Update 2.4

Suunto 9 Software Update 2.4

The Suunto Spartan watches still did not get another update. With the release of the non-baro Suunto 9 models (on October 2, 2018), though, Suunto has released Suunto…

The Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment

Firstbeat is the company behind many heart rate (variability)-based features on wearables and sports watches. They also provide their own Lifestyle Assessment.

Polar Vantage V

First Thoughts on the Polar Vantage

Polar just announced its new sports watches, the Polar Vantage M and Vantage V. With those, the M600 and V800 get their new and modernized successors – and…

PRO-TREK_WSD-F30_Mountainview-and-Watch_GPS

Preview: “New Generation” Casio ProTrek Smart WSD-F30

At the IFA Berlin 2018, Casio just announced that a new version of their ProTrek Smart outdoor watch is coming later this year, the Casio ProTrek Smart WSD-F30….

Continent (time zone) setting on Suunto 9 or Spartan

Setting (and Syncing) Time on a Suunto Spartan or Suunto 9

How to set time (and date) on a Suunto Spartan or Suunto 9 should not be anything that requires an instruction manual. To know how to best use…

Sonnsteine Suunto Testing

Suunto GPS Testing Extraordinaire ;)

Going out for a Suunto GPS testing alone can get quite strange – as you can see for yourself in this post, for which I went to my…

Track Comparison 6: Satellite Image at the End

Endurance around the Traunsee – Testing the Suunto 9 FusedTrack

At this year’s mountain marathon around the Traunsee lake (Bergmarathon “Rund um den Traunsee”), I decided to have a look at the Suunto 9 FusedTrack, as used in…

GPS Testing Map Liechtenstein

Suunto 9 GPS Testing: Best GPS at the LGT Alpine Marathon

June 16, 2018. LGT Alpine Marathon in Liechtenstein – with the Suunto 9. At the starting line, testing-wise: That new Suunto 9, the trusty Ambit3 Peak, and the…