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1. tissot t-touch ($695; 800-284-7768; t-touch.com)
A high-tech, touch-sensitive screen lets you breeze through all the T-Touch’s functions—including a barometer, altimeter, and thermometer—sans buttons.
2. swiss army startech 4000 ($395; 800-243-4057; swissarmy.com) Don’t be fooled by its classic looks—the Startech 4000 lives up to its name: It counts ski runs and tracks your vertical. An extra-wide clasp is designed to fit over bulky base layers.
3. rip curl titanium tidemaster ($750; 800-842-2875; ripcurl.com) If you’re lucky enough to surf in the off-season (instead of beating the hell out of yourself on a mountain bike like the rest of us), the Tidemaster tracks tide height and direction.
4. nixon scout ($65; 760-944-0900; nixon.com) Fashion trumps function in this fat-strapped beauty with big-mountain-freeskier cachet—it simply tells the time.
5. oakley d1 ($180; 949-951-0991; oakley.com) A cross-training tool, the D1’s expanded memory logs up to 100 lap times and 50 separate workouts—so you don’t have to.
6. suunto X9 ($725; 800-543-9124; suunto.com) In addition to monitoring air pressure, temperature, and elevation gain, this navigational computer has a rechargeable battery and a software-compatible GPS.