Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Suunto Core Collector's Edition Everest Watch

Watches are cool, cell phones are for call. Suunto, makes some of the coolest and most useful watches on the market. Well their newest watch does something a bit more it gives back. 
Thrilling Moves with Apa Sherpa
In honor of the legendary mountaineer and Suunto Ambassador Apa Sherpa, Suunto launches a limited edition outdoor sports instrument, the Suunto Core Extreme Edition Everest. Celebrating Apa Sherpa’s world-record 20th summit of Mount Everest, the Core Extreme Edition Everest reflects the determination and strength of one of the world’s greatest living mountaineers.
Suunto will donate a portion of all proceeds of this product to the Apa Sherpa Foundation to help support the education of the children living in the remote village near the base camp of Mount Everest.
As a limited edition, Suunto is producing only 8,848 pieces of the Extreme Edition Everest to match the elevation of Mount Everest’s peak at 8,848 meters. 

  • A numbered, limited edition of 8848 pieces inspired by Mount Everest’s height of 8848 meters

  • Altimeter with altitude log memory and altitude difference measurement 

  • Barometer with storm alarm and weather trend indicator 

  • Automatic Alti / Baro switch 

  • Compass with semi automatic calibration and a digital bearing 

  • Depth meter 

  • Multiple watch, date and alarm functions with dual time and countdown timer 

  • Sunrise/Sunset times for over 400 locations worldwide 

  • Digital thermometer 

  • Menu based user interface in English, German, French and Spanish 

  • User-replaceable battery