Navigation practice in Torridon
Silva Field 7
Probably the worlds best selling compass model.The small size and 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 measuring scales make this an ideal youth/beginners compass.
Silva Voyager 9020
The Voyager is a compact and easy to read base-plate compass designed for world wide use . The Voyager features a specially balanced multi-zone needle which will work anywhere in the world whether you're in Dingwall or Durban. Ideal for globetrotting backpackers.
Silva Ranger 3
A classic base plate compass for mountaineering. Comes with built in magnifier for detailed map reading , luminous stripe on the needle and 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 map measuring scales.
Silva Expedition 4
Favoured by hillwalkers and mountaineers the Expedition 4 base plate compass has all the features need for general and micro navigation. Features include romer with 1:25,000 , 1:50,000 and 1:63,000 scales , built in magnifier for detailed map reading , luminious points and rubber feet that grip the map.
Silva Type 4 Military Compass
As used by the British armed forces. Comes with both degrees and mils on the bezel and romer scales on the base plate.
Silva Ranger 15
Possibly the most used compass on expeditions around the world. Large sighting mirror, rubber feet that grip the map when working to and from the map, romer with 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 scales. The Ranger 15TDCL is also available which has declination adjustment and clinometer for measuring vertical angles.
Ranger 15 £35.00
Ranger 15tdcl £44.00
Suunto MC2 Global
The MC2 Global offers a high level of accuracy for sighting use and general compass work and comes with adjustable declination aswell as romer scale for measuring distances , magnifying glass and luminius bezel and needle.The MC2 Global is balanced for use across the world.
Suunto M-3 Global
The M-3 Global is an easy to read base-plate compass with luminous bezel and needle, magnifying glass and stencile for marking maps. It also comes with romer with 1: 50,000 , 1:25,000 , 1:20,000 and 1:15,000 scales for measuring distance and plotting on map and lastly a clinometer for those who wish to know just how steep a particular slope is. Like all the "Global" range this compass is balanced for world wide use.
Silva 58 Car Compass
A vehicle compass specially designed for 4WD and small craft including motor boats. Built-in LED illumination of the compass rose and deviation compensator (to compensate against surrounding magnetic fields that influence the compass)
Francis Barker Prismatic compass (M73)
A robust precision instrument made from the highest quality materials. This is the original prismatic compass which has been in use for over 60 years and still proves hard to beat for accuracy. Designed to withstand the most arduous climatic conditions on the planet and still prove reliable. Available in brass or black. Reassuringly expensive some might say!