I've thought about getting one, just out of curiosity. To know, it was 25mph at the summit, or whatever. I don't think I'd use it for decision making (i.e., should we turn around now?), but just for the fun of knowing. That all said, it's a bit of money so it hasn't been a priority.What are people doing with the information they get from their anemometer?
I bought mine because I was curious about exactly how strong the wind was when I was above tree line on bad days. Novelty to be sure and had no practical value other than getting good at guestimating wind speed and deciding when forecasted winds were higher than what I wanted to be out in. The only useful thing I determined from it is the following equation:What are people doing with the information they get from their anemometer?