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Highgear's Axis-XT is a small, lightweight, intuitive outdoor instrument with a lot of features. It's perfect for daily wear, yet fully-featured for your next outdoor adventure. In addition to a Swiss-Altimeter Sensor, the Axis-XT features a barometer, digital compass, thermometer, chronograph, sunrise/sunset times, and altimeter logbooks with data recall. This watch is perfect for your next ascent!

- CampSaver.com

The intuitive Highgear Axis XT multifunction watch is light and small, but it packs a big punch. Enjoy it for daily wear, then delve into its wealth of features on your next outdoor adventure. Perfect for your next ascent, this watch features an altimeter with logbooks and data recall, barometer, digital compass, thermometer, chronograph and sunrise/sunset times. Altimeter displays in ft. or meters with a range of -1,640 to 29,527 ft. (-500 to +9,000m) and a resolution of 3 ft. (1m). Altimeter tracks minimum/maximum altitude and total ascent/descent; it stores up to 50 altimeter logbooks with data recall. Barometer shows sea-level and absolute pressure in millibar (mbar)/hectopascal (hPa) or inches of mercury (inHg), with a range of 300 to 1,100 mbar/hPa (8.86 to 32.48 inHg). Digital compass features a range of 360deg with 16 cardinal points and 1deg resolution, calibration, adjustable declination and cardinal North indicator. Thermometer displays in Fahrenheit or Celsius with a range of 14deg to 140degF (-10deg to 60degC) and a resolution of 0.1degF (0.1degC). Chronograph/timer has a range of100 hrs. with 1/100 second resolution; it measures splits and features a 100 hr. countdown timer. Time functions include 12- and 24-hr. formats, time/day/date, world time, sunrise/sunset times and 2 daily alarms. The Highgear Axis XT multifunction watch also features a rotating bezel, button-lock option, mineral glass lens, EL backlight and water resistance to 50m (165 ft.).


Before your next alpine assault, strap on the High Gear Axis-XT Altimeter Watch and gain instant access to the information you need for a safe and successful climb. The altimeter displays elevation, total ascent and descent, and can store up to 50 logbooks. In addition to tracking elevation, the Axis-XT includes a barometer for forecasting weather, a thermometer, digital compass, and a range of date and time features.

- Backcountry.com