Bivouac 9000. Just like that model the raider bivouac 9000 is quite remarkably able to indicate the current altitude all the way up to 9000 meters. Fast forward to 2017 the brand launched the bivouac 9000 a modern take on this model capable of measuring altitude up to 9000m watch our in depth video to understand how this watch works. The 48mm titanium case houses an aneroid barometer that allows the watch to indicate the elevation at a given point by reacting to the changing air pressure surrounding it.
The favre leuba bivouac 9000 is paired with a rugged leather strap matching the colour of the case and closed with a pin buckle. The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 is the first mechanical wristwatch capable of measuring altitudes of up to an incredible 9000 meters above sea level. The barometer records changes in altitude and air pressure as they occur during ascents descents and changes in weather.
The case and strap. Favre leuba raider bivouac 9000. In 1975 japanese alpinist junko tabel the first women to summit everest did so with a bivouac strapped to her wrist.
The altimeter can record ascents and descents of 9000 meters. The diameter of the watch is 48mm and the case thickness is 187mm. The funny thing is that most of those accessory features in watches while entirely functional and reliable have difficulty applying to many real world situations today.
On the face of it this may dissuade many would be buyers from making a purchase. Developed in 2017 by favre leuba for 2019 the raider bivouac 9000 takes on a new look in stylish highly legible black. A rare feat indeed for a purely mechanical watch.
The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 black edition watch is a chromatic update to the titanium cased version released five months ago. All models raider bivouac 9000 explore higher with the bivouac 9000 mountains an immense vertical landscape carved during eons of geological grinding and glacial activity. The favre leuba bivouac 9000 is a horological leviathan.
The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 reference 0010105064545 is a great example as it combines both a mechanical watch movement and a mechanical altimeter. Empirical evidence of this capability was brought by mountaineer adrian ballinger as he summited everest while wearing this modern bivouac 9000 on his wrist. The raider bivouac 9000 is the first mechanical wristwatch capable of measuring altitudes of up to an incredible 9000 meters above sea level.
I can thoroughly recommend that you go hands on with the favre leuba bivouac 9000 if only just to check it out in person.