Watches with Altitude
Whilst you might find the skier on the average slope wearing a Garmin or similar did you know Rolex have got you covered too with the ideal luxury watch for at the top of the mountain range?
Introduced by Rolex as ‘An iconic high-altitude companion’ the Rolex explorer is the finest timepiece of choice for all explorers, mountain or otherwise. It’s a real classic Rolex, and totally deserving of its ‘Iconic’ status .
Brought out in 1953 as the ultimate expedition watch, the Explorer is designed for legibility in the most challenging of conditions. In particular Explorer II -thanks to its black dial, clear large numerals and latest Explorer model’s characteristic 3, 6 and 9 numerals are now filled with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow, like the hour markers and hands. A clever 24 hour trademark bright orange hand helps you know if its daytime or nighttime, should your conditions make it difficult to tell otherwise.