Casio Pro-Trek watches are a line of Casio timepieces specifically marketed towards outdoor enthusiasts such as hikers and campers.
Pro-Trek watches are equipped with a slew of specialized features dedicated to outdoor activities. Pro-Trek’s impressive list of technical functionalities includes solar-powered batteries (Tough Solar), multi-band 6 automatic timekeeping, and the Triple Sensor technology.
The Triple Sensor design incorporates built-in environmental instruments including a compass, altimeter-barometer, and a thermometer. Pro-trek makes some of the top compass watches on the market.
Another excellent aspect about Pro-Trek watches, and another reason why it is one of the go-to timepieces by outdoor enthusiasts, is its impressive durability. In fact, you can say that its toughness is only second to G-Shock.
Pro-Trek watches are designed to manage and operate under extreme outdoor conditions. Pro-Trek watches also have decent water resistance. Even frigid temperatures won’t dampen its performance.
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Best Casio Pro-Trek Watches
The highly affordable Pro-Trek PRG-270-1 model can provide outdoor enthusiasts with a slew of features that will help them through their adventure. The biggest selling point of the PRG-270-1 is its Triple Sensor feature, and at this price range, that is as good a deal as you can get! The PRG-270-1 comes with a built-in compass, altimeter-barometer, and thermometer. For those who don’t have the budget for the G-Shock Rangeman, the Pro-Trek PRG-270-1 is an excellent alternative that you should check out.
Along with the Triple Sensor feature, the PRG-270-1 also comes with the Tough Solar technology and a water resistance of up to 100-meters. The solar-powered battery of this Pro-Trek timepiece can easily last for up to 9-months on a single full charge. The PRG-270-1 model uses a Japanese quartz movement with its digital display. It has an accuracy of +/- 15 seconds per month. Other notable features include a World Time (31 time zones, 48 cities), an auto calendar, daily alarms, and a Super Illuminator LED backlight.
The PRG-300-1A2CR watch is one of the sleeker offerings from Pro-Trek. It features a lightweight build which is always a welcome aspect of outdoor gear. The Pro-Trek PRG-300 uses a resin case that measures around 47mm in diameter. Underneath the compact round case is a Japanese quartz movement with a digital display. As you would expect, the PRG-300 model also features the signature Triple Sensor design. Besides the quartz movement, the PRG-300 also takes full advantage of the multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping to keep track of time, no matter the time zone.
As an outdoor watch, the PRG-300 will also be able to take full advantage of its solar-powered batteries. In terms of durability, it has a pretty solid build that offers more than adequate shock resistance. It is also designed to operate even under low temperatures. Additionally, the PRG-300 also has 100-meter water resistance and a slew of additional watch functionalities such as a stopwatch, countdown timer, and a power-saving mode.
Pro-Trek Pathfinder PAG240T-7
The Pro-Trek Pathfinder PAG240T-7 takes that classic rugged outdoor watch route with its design. The digital dial is at the center of a highly industrialized aesthetic that certainly delivers a level of toughness similar to that of a G-Shock watch. The watch case is made from stainless steel and measures 51mm. The PAG240T-7 also incorporates a titanium band which helps reduce the overall weight of the timepiece without affecting its durability too much.
One of the most prominent features of the PAG240T-7 is its duplex LCD display. This design choice allows for a more organized presentation of information within the limited space provided by the digital display. The PAG240T-7 is also equipped with the signature Triple Sensor that provides users with an altimeter-barometer, compass, and thermometer. This Pro-Trek Pathfinder watch also comes with a World Time feature (31 time zones, 48 cities), a 100-meter water resistance, and a -10C temperature resistance.
The Pro-Trek PRW3500-1 focuses on a more water-resistant build this time around. Fortunately, it didn’t need to take out certain key aspects to reach its 200-meter water resistance rating. It is still equipped with the Triple Sensor design, so users can rest well knowing that they still have a compass, altimeter-barometer, and thermometer at their disposal. The PRW3500-1 also has a more rugged and industrial aesthetics. However, despite the bulkier build and a 56mm case, its weight is never an issue as the PRW3500-1 model utilizes a lightweight resin case build. Its higher water resistance also means it is suitable for a wider range of environments and can even be used for snorkeling and some light scuba diving.
Additionally, the PRW3500-1 model also has an outstanding low-temperature resistance and solar-powered technology. It is also equipped with a Japanese quartz movement and a multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping for optimum accuracy no matter your location. Over at the front case, you will also notice that the PRW3500-1 has a rotating bezel. If you are more into marine-based outdoor activities, then the Pro-Trek PRW3500-1 is more suited to your needs.
Looking for another modern outdoor watch? You should definitely check out what the PRW-3100YB brings to the proverbial table. First of all, as with all Pro-Trek watches, the PRW-3100YB model is also equipped with the Triple Sensor feature, which means it comes with a digital compass, altimeter-barometer, and thermometer. In addition, it comes with an excellent low-temperature resistance for up to -10C. The compass also has a bearing memory to help you keep track of your movement and trajectory.
Compared to other Pro-Trek watch models, the PRW-3100YB has a significantly larger build with its 56mm reside case. Within the sleek-looking case is a Japanese quartz movement with digital display. The overall build of the PRW-3100YB also gives it decent 100-meter water resistance, making it suitable for recreational water activities.
The PRG-600Y is a hybrid analog-digital watch that combines the best of both worlds in a highly refined robust timepiece. The safari-inspired aesthetic showcases what type of watch this is. The dial design focuses on legibility with its bold gold-tone hands and markers which is further enhanced by the double LED backlight. The LED backlight can also be adjusted to provide longer illumination and an afterglow effect. The PRG-600Y features a 52mm stainless-steel case which perfectly complements the rugged aesthetics.
Of course, the PRG-600Y comes with the Triple Sensor feature. You get a digital compass, altimeter-barometer, and thermometer to help you navigate the great outdoors. The PRG-600Y also has solar-powered batteries, an incredible low-temperature resistance construction, and a 100-meter water resistance. For those looking for a digital-analog watch with outstanding outdoor features and build at a reasonable price tag, the PRG-600Y might be the timepiece you are looking for.
With its polished blue dial and blue resin band, the Pro-Trek 6600Y definitely adds a layer of modern appeal to its rugged and tough build. This is another analog-digital Pro-Trek watch and it also comes with another extra feature to fully enhance its overall capabilities – the Smart Access system. This feature provides users with a highly intuitive way to access all the key features via the electronic crown. Navigating through all the essential functionalities is now streamlined thanks to this feature.
The PRW-6600Y comes with all the standard watch features you would expect from Pro-Trek. It features a stopwatch, countdown timer, alarm, and a World Time. Notable features that the PRW-6600Y have in its arsenal include Pro-Trek’s signature Triple Sensor feature, Tough Solar, multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping, and 100-meter water resistance. The case is made from stainless steel and measures around 51mm in diameter. Overall, the PRW-6600Y is your standard solid Pro-Trek watch with a cool glacial blue aesthetic.
The PRW-60T-7AJF is quite similar to the PRW-60Y in terms of design, with the main difference being that the 60T model incorporates a titanium bracelet – making this model about 50% heavier than the PRW-60Y. The titanium bracelet does enhance the overall sense of refinement and class that the 60T model exudes. Other aspects are almost identical with the PRW-60T. It comes with the signature Triple Sensor feature and a multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping technology that goes along with its Japanese quartz movement. Also, this is a Japanese exclusive model which further adds to its appeal if you are a watch collector.
Quite possibly Pro-Trek’s most advanced model, the WSD-F30 features a more smartphone design with its OLED digital display. It is also one of the best outdoor timepieces from Pro-Trek. Besides the Triple Sensor build, it also comes with GPS navigational system which allows you to track your location via GPS, GLONASS, and Michibiki satellites. The WSD-F30 is also designed with improved durability with its shock, vibration, and humidity-resistant construction. Additionally, it comes with Bluetooth connectivity which allows users to pair it to their smartphone and tap into the Pro-Trek Connected app to further boost the WSD-F30’s performance.
The Pro-Trek PRW-7000X is one of the brand’s high-end models, and a quick glance at its premium-grade specs proves that distinction. In terms of flagship models, the PRW-7000X is definitely Pro-Trek’s finest. It features a wide scope of functionalities that will be significantly beneficial to users. First of all, it is equipped with high precision sensor technologies designed for land and water-based activities. The build of the PRW-7000X gives it a sold 200-meter water resistance. The overall construction of the case features a carbon bezel and is partnered up with a field composite band for optimum comfort and flexibility.
The dial is also quite stunning with its electronic crown and rose-gold color that gives a level of style to the PRW-7000X that is not typically found in your typical Pro-Trek watch. The PRW-7000X is endowed with Pro-Trek’s best features. It comes with Tough Solar technology, multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping, Triple Sensor, a tide graph, fishing time function, sunrise/sunset data, Neon illuminator backlight, and high-quality sapphire crystal window. If you are looking for the best Pro-Trek watches that money can buy, look no further than the PRW-7000X.
While there are similarities with another Casio watch brand, the highly popular G-Shock watch line. These two go head-to-head on this particular market, and with almost similar features – choosing between the two can go down to a razor-thin decision. While some of the higher-end models of the Casio G-Shock do have Triple Sensor technology in tow, it is Pro-Trek watches that were initially for this type of watch features.
Pro-Trek watches all feature the Triple Sensor whereas G-Shock only includes them on some premium-grade models – so if these three features are a top priority for you – then it’s definitely a factor to consider.