The Suunto Altimax wristop computer combines an altimeter, barometer, watch and stopwatch. It provides you with information on the real time altitude, the number of runs skied, the current barometric pressure and temperature. Additionally it has a number of useful chronograph functions. Keeping track of your skiing and snowboarding action helps you make rational decisions in both secure environments and backcountry. Keeping track of your altitude, ascent/descent rate, weather trends and barometric pressure also influences your decisions on the slopes, also making you safer.