The Two Ul­ti­mate Trail Watches

Canadian Running - - TRAIL ESSENTIALS -

Garmin Fenix 5 $800–1,150

There are three vari­a­tions: the base­line 5, the 5S (smaller size) and the 5X (big­ger face with map­ping ca­pa­bil­i­ties, where you can have the watch take you on a route, turn by turn) Im­proved op­ti­cal heart rate mon­i­tor­ing, sharper more colour­ful dis­play, more pow­er­ful and more in­ter­nal mem­ory It can crunch down all your train­ing nitty gritty, like if you’re ready to race or need more re­cov­ery that week Very Strava friendly Now sup­ports Bluetooth heart rate sen­sors in ad­di­tion to ANT+ sen­sors Swap­pable bands, with loads of style op­tions WiFi con­nectable with the higher end sap­phire edi­tions

Su­unto Spar­tan Ul­tra $800–1,100

Smooth, sleek de­sign Fea­tures a touch screen, bread­crumb map­ping fea­ture, where GPS tracks your ac­tiv­ity in sport modes and has a dis­play map that shows where you have been – handy for out and back runs, in new places or find­ing your way back through a com­pli­cated trail Wire­lessly syncs to Su­unto’s de­cent Movescount app via your smart­phone and can dis­play ac­tiv­ity and stats on the mo­bile app Strava com­pat­i­ble Re­ceives push no­ti­fi­ca­tions (if your phone is near you) The Spar­tan Ul­tra has dozens of sport modes to choose from, and you can even cre­ate your own ac­tiv­ity

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