It took him 17 years to realize his goal of climbing all the top 14 peaks (over 8,000 meters), including Everest, K2, and Kanchenjunga. Continue reading
Category Archives: Protrek / Pathfinder
Casio’s October, 2012 product releases include two new colorways for best selling ProTreks: PRW-5100YT-1CJF and PRW-2500YT-1JF. Continue reading
Casio doesn’t roll out budget ProTreks anymore: just flagships. This group of new entries (being released in Japan) presents some new colorway options and some welcome improvements in materials used in their construction. Continue reading
Casio is rolling a new military-ish colorway PRW2500 that will appeal to guys that need their gear to be (mostly) non-reflective. The triple sensor, dual layer, solar, atomic movement – with rotating bezel is familiar technology.
Solar, atomic, world time. stopwatch, alarm, altimeter, barometer, compass, temperature – typical Protrek, right? No, wrong. This one in a titanium and sapphire package is all analog and has all new guts. It’s Casio’s’ dive into the deep end – a concept watch finally ready to drop. Japan will get it first – release is scheduled for April 6, 2012. Continue reading
Manaslu, the eighth largest mountain in the world is located in the Nepalese Himalaya range. Since it was first climbed in 1956 by Toshio Imanishi (and Sherpa, Gyalxen Norbu), members of a Japanese expedition, Manaslu has always been considered, iconically, with national pride, to be “their mountain.”
PRX-2500T-7JF – November, 2011 release
Casio’s latest Protrek watch, the PRX-2500T-7JF, nick-named “Manaslu,” is the new “top-of-the-line” model in the Prestige Line and offers more internal technology than the previous Manaslu special edition (PRX-2000).
The new Protrek PRW-2500 and PRW-2500T (for Japanese distribution – PRW2500-1 & PRW2500T-7 in the US) sport altimeter, barometer, temperature and compass functions with the convenience of solar power and Atomic time-setting. Other features include, world time, tide and moon data, 24 hour stopwatch, 60 minute countdown timer, five daily alarms, 12/24 hour function and full automatic EL backlight. The improved dual-layer LCD display technology enhances readability and allows for denser packing of these wrist computers’ copious information.
Black Titan Limited
This is one sweet watch! Not yet available in the United States, it’s worth going out of your way to acquire. You can get one from several Japanese exporters for around $800. Why do you want one? Because it’s a sophisticated masterpiece with a sapphire crystal, titanium IP band, ABC&T sensors along with all the other important useful features you expect from Casio. Jump for details and pictures..