Favre leuba bivouac 9000. Hours minutes small seconds central hand to display altitudes of 3000 m per full rotation subdial for displaying altitudes of up to 9000 m and air pressure in hpa power reserve indicator date display. This capsule is contained in a chamber into which the atmospheric air required to measure the altitude enters through a 3mm opening in the case. The favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 black edition is powered by a hand wound movement with a 65 hour power reserve.
Kidding aside the favre leuba raider bivouac 9000 extreme black edition is the horological equivalent of a supercar in city traffic. Its not your everyday watch and it has some really interesting functionality that you arent likely to put to practical use similarly to those countless 500m dive watches out there. The favre leuba bivouac 9000 measures altitude using an aneroid barometer.
In 12 years of climbing in the himalayas he summited mt everest 8 times setting numerous speed records. We now take closer look at this quite unique offer with quite a cool look to say the least. Then in 2019 he pushed beyond all previous personal frontiers to climb k2 without supplemental oxygen accompanied by his bivouac 9000.
Functionality includes hours minutes seconds a power reserve indicator as well as the mechanical altimeter. At the heart of the barometer is an airtight capsule made from a special alloy. Favre leuba produced mechanical altimeter watches in the past and the raider bivouac 9000 is in that way a sort of modern re release.
The favre leuba bivouac 9000 is paired with a rugged leather strap matching the colour of the case and closed with a pin buckle. It is priced at chf 7500.