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Digital Camera Buying Guide (for Mountaineering)
Written: 2004.09.08 by: Robin Tivy

This is a quick summary of the critical functions you should check when buying a digital camera for mountaineering.

Buying something complex like a camera, GPS, or altimeter watch involves two main questions: 1. What is the quality of the output? 2. How easy is it to operate? For example, how good are the results, and how hard is it to get them? Too often, people try to buy something by checking off items on a spec sheet, only to find out that it is incredibly difficult to operate once they get it. To evaluate the "ease of operation", the best thing is to go into the store, and then walk through the key features you know you will need. Here is the "quick" checklist of things I'd walk through if

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