Timex WS4 Expedition Watch Review

“Before I curl into my sleeping bag, I note the current altitude and barometric pressure,” Anker said. “In the few hours I sleep if I see a change in the altitude or barometric pressure I can get an idea of the coming weather patterns. As it is an inverse relationship between altitude and barometric pressure, if I wake at the same or lower elevation I can be confident the atmospheric pressure has remained constant. If I rise to a higher altitude, I need to be aware as there is a chance of a low pressure moving in.” [...]


With all the modern choices hikers have in equipment today, the feet are the primary transportation mode. And taking care of the feet is vital to any successful back-pack, through-hike, or one-day summit attempts in the Summer is often determined by the choice of boot. The Wenger/Swiss Army Eiger boot is a hiker that warrants thoughtful consideration. Eiger uses cutting-edge technology unheard of 10 years ago. Enter the Eiger sanctioned footbed of this high-country shoe. [...]