A similar thread was posted in the Dive Watch Forum. Credit goes to phazer for the idea and some examples. I've modified it as I saw fit for the G-Shock forum. Here's a link to his original post: https://forums.watchuseek.com/f74/ult...ch-232322.html
So let's get down to it. What G would you guys pick if you were going on an around-the-world trip? You can only take ONE watch with you, and you're set on taking a G. Wherever you stop, you are doing some activity there. For example, say you stop in California and race in the Baja 500 (race across the desert). Of course, you have to do maintenance on your car, so it will not only be exposed to lots of sand, but to oil/grease as well.
You stop in Australia and do some deep-sea scuba diving, going down a few hundred feet. Extreme water resistance is very important, as is visibility. You go to the Amazon and spend some time in the rainforest, exposing your watch to plenty of mud, etc. In France, you do some snowboarding and rock climbing. For your next adventure, you see how high you can climb up Mount Everest, exposing your G to the bitter cold.
And the trip takes you a couple of years to complete. Unfortunately, all your G's are a couple years old (I know, highly unlikely), and you aren't able to change the battery before you leave. So long battery life is very important.
And, to make it really interesting, you are invited by royalty to some event in the middle of your adventures. Therefore, this watch will also be worn with a tux. In addition, there will be morning activities, so you will need a loud alarm (or multiple) in order to make sure you aren't late for the event. But you will also need be able to mute it, so that no accidental button-pressing will let off a loud beep in the middle of the event.
Now, I don't think I'll ever have the time or funds to go on a trip like this, but just wanted to see, out of sheer curiosity, what G you would take.
Thanks again to phazer for the idea.