Suunto Traverse Alpha includes GPS navigation which allows you to navigate to a pre-defined destination stored as a point of interest (POI).
You can also start navigating to a POI when you are recording an activity (see Recording activities).
To navigate to a POI:
The watch displays the breadcrumb display, showing your position and the position of the POI.
By pressingyou can access additional guidance:
When stationary or moving slowly (<4 km/h), the watch shows you the direction to the POI (or waypoint if navigating a route) based on the compass bearing.
While moving (>4 km/h), the watch shows you the direction to the POI (or waypoint if navigating a route) based on GPS.
The direction to your target, or bearing, is shown with the empty triangle. Your direction of travel, or heading, is indicated by the solid lines at the top of the display. Aligning these two ensures you are moving in the correct direction.
Suunto Traverse Alpha allows you to check the coordinates of your current location using GPS.
To check your location:
You can also check your location while you are recording an activity by keeping NAVIGATION in the options menu or by pressing while in the breadcrumb display.pressed to access
Suunto Traverse Alpha allows you to save your current location or define a location as a POI.
You can store up to 250 POIs in the watch.
When adding a POI, select a POI type (icon) and POI name from a predefined list, or freely name the POIs in Movescount.
To save a POI:
You can create POIs in Suunto Movescount by selecting a location on a map or inserting the coordinates. POIs in your Suunto Traverse Alpha and in Suunto Movescount are always synchronized when you connect the watch to Suunto Movescount.
When recording a hunting or fishing activity, long pressing SHOW ALL.displays a shortlist of activity-specific POIs. To view the entire list, select
You can quickly save your current location as a POI by keepingpressed. This can be done from any display when not recording an activity.
You can delete a POI directly in the watch or through Suunto Movescount. However, when you delete a POI in Suunto Movescount and synchronize your Suunto Traverse Alpha, the POI is deleted from the watch but only disabled in Suunto Movescount.
To delete a POI: