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Mary Beth Skylis

Mary Beth began her journey in the outdoors while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2015. She soon went on to backpack the Colorado Trail, and part of Nepal's Annapurna Circuit. Today, she resides in North Carolina where she can commonly be found rock climbing, surfing, or backpacking. Some of her recent work can be found in Outside and Backpacker Magazines.

Every year GPS watches hit the hiking market, claiming that they come with the market’s best features yet. Some products perform with supreme accuracy and consistency while others change presentation without updating their technology. With such a saturated market, it can be hard for hikers and backpackers to find the watches that are truly performing …

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