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The Best New Outdoor Tech of Winter 2016

Do gadgets belong in the backcountry? When they help you play harder, they do.

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We go skiing and hiking to get away from our TVs, phones, and computers, true. But these five electronic gadgets are a different breed. From a touchscreen GPS to an activity tracking smartwatch, they all have the same mission: to help you make the most of your time in the backcountry.

Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch


This smartwatch is primed for crushing some trail.

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Gotenna

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It lets you text your friends in the backcountry.

Suunto Ambit3 Vertical

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This watch cares about vert as much as you do.

Garmin Oregon 750T


This compact touchscreen GPS unit is beautifully simple.

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Lander Neve Cables


These ultradurable cables pack small and withstand abuse.

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