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 A Suunto watch does much more than tell the time. The word suunto itself gives you a guide: translating from Finnish to roughly bearing, heading or direction. The Suunto company started in 1933 when it’s founder applied for a patent which revolutionised the design of handheld compasses. These days Suunto watches are most well known for their GPS capabilities, but other popular features  include altimeter, barometer, compass, heart rate monitor. There is a  Suunto watch for every outdoor occasion. Suunto are based in Vantaa, Finland and most components of their watches are still handcrafted. The Wilderness Shop has hand chosen a range of Suunto watches which are best suit bushwalkers, adventure racers, rogainers, trail runners and mountaineers.






Suunto sports watches

Suunto Traverse

Suunto Ambit 3 peak nepal

Suunto Core Ultimate Black

Suunto Core





The Suunto Traverse is the GPS watch for  bushwalkers. You can plan detailed routes and navigate with confidence,  thanks to its powerful and accurate GPS and GLONASS* navigation systems. Plan your route in with topographic maps and stay on course with the GPS navigation.  Battery Life: 100 hours using GPS. 14 days in normal mode. Weight 80 grams. $599.95

Key Features

  • GPS and GLONASS for route navigation
  • Real time breadcrumb view of the recorded track
  • Tracking for speed, distance and altitude
  • Route planning in with topographic maps
  • 100 m/330 ft water resistant
  • Altitude (FusedAlti™)
  • Weather trend and storm alarm
  • Sunrise-sunset times
  • Compass
  • Flashlight
  • Daily activity tracking of steps and calories
  • GPS time update
  • Vibration alarm
  • Mobile notifications

The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak Nepal is your ultimate GPS watch for sports and  adventure. It guides you every step of the way, providing all you need  to progress and stay safe on your quest. Connect your watch wirelessly  to your iPhone and use the free Suunto Movescount App to adjust the  watch on the go and visually enrich, relive and share your adventure.  There is no better companion out there to make every move count.. From every sale of the Nepal edition, 25 Euros will be donoted to charities in Nepal. Battery Life: 30 hours using GPS 5 second updates and 200 hours with 1 minute GPS updates. Weight 76 grams. $479.95

Key Features

  • Speed, pace, distance can be monitored
  • Altitude tracking
  • Real-time route navigation and track back
  • Compass
  • Extended feature set through Suunto Apps
  • Relive and share your experiences
  • Smart mobile connection

The Suunto  Core Ultimate Black is the outdoor watch that features robust construction with a comfortable elastomer strap. Combining an altimeter, barometer and compass with weather information. 

 Battery Life: User replaceable battery.

Weight 79 grams. $429.95

Key Features

  • Altimeter
  • Barometer
  • Storm alarm
  • Compass
  • Temperature
  • Multiple watch and time functions and also has Depth meter for Snorkeling
  • Multi lingual menu

The Suunto Core is the perfect watch for  outdoor people who do not require GPS function.  Navigation is aided by an on board compass which you can set to track a certain bearing. The thermometer, altimeter and barometer gives you vital readings of what the weathers planning on doing. in advance. Battery Life: the replaceable battery lasts up to 12 months. Weight 64 grams. $349.95

Key Features

  • Altimeter with altitude log memory and altitude difference measurement
  • Barometer with storm alarm and weather trend indicator
  • Depth meter
  • Compass with semi automatic calibration and a digital bearing
  • Digital thermometer
  • User-replaceable battery
  • Sunrise/Sunset times for over 400 locations worldwide

Suunto Traverse Alpha

Suunto Spartan Ultra

Suunto Kailash





Sunnto Traverse Alpha combines strong build quality with a set of outdoor features.It keeps you on tack with GPS and GLONASS Navigation.Great for Hunting and fishing. It has a moon phase Calendar, shot detection,Sunrise alert, weather trend and red blacklight for night adventuers.  Battery Life: the battery lasts up to 14 days in time mode. Rechargeable lithium-ion. Weight 75 grams.$699.95

Key Features

  • Weather trend storm alarm
  • Altimeter, Barometer, Compass
  • Temperature
  • Vibration alarm
  • 100m water Resistance
  • Automatic shot detection
  • Moon phases and moon rise/set times

Sunnto Spartan Ultra is an advanced multi sport GPS watch sporting a color touch screen, 100m water resistance and 26 hours of battery life. Compass and barometric altitude with FusedAlti ensure you always stay on course.Battery Life: up to 26 hours of battery life in training mode. Weight 77 grams. $929.95

 Key Features

  • GPS/GLONASS tracking and route Navigation
  • Heart rate measurement
  • Triathlon and multisport  mode
  • Vibration alarm
  • 100m water Resistance
  • Battery life of 18 hours with full power
  • Outdoor grade color touch screen with three action pushers

Sunnto Kailash is a contemporary traveler's watch. The Kailash incorporates some of the strongest materials available today, such as crystal space grade titanium. The Kailash logs your travels ads activities and keeps you up to date wherever you are. Battery Life: up to 10 days battery life with GPS on Weight 71 grams $999.95.

Key Features

  • GPS and Adventure timeline
  • Space grade titanium and sapphire Crystal
  • World time and home time
  • Step counter
  • 100m water Resistance
  • Battery life of 10 days with GPS  on
  • Altimeter, Barometer and Compass


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The Wilderness Shop has been servicing the needs of bushwalkers, hikers,  rock climbers and xc skiers in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne for over 30  years. The Wilderness Shop has a wide range of hiking gear and climbing equipment including hiking boots, tents (one man and two man), climbing equipment, sleeping bags and led headlamps. We also specialise in outdoor footwear: hiking shoes mens and womens, leather and gore-tex hiking boots. We stock quality canvas hiking packs, bushwalking rucksacks, lightweight trekking packs and quality daypacks. The Wilderness Shop have the best sleeping mats - the exped downmat and self inflating mats - and hiking sleeping bags as well as ultralight sleeping bags. Not to mention our range of trekking maps for Victoria, Tasmania and NSW. The Wilderness Shop is Melbourne's best rock climbing store, stocking a wide range of rock climbing harnesses, shoes and other rock climbing gear.