A step up from the Polaris 177 compass, the Silva Explorer 203 Compass is perfect for your next outdoor adventure. This handy hiking compass is ergonomically designed to fit your hand comfortably, while the direct-reading scales ensure accurate mapping and plotting. This small lightweight camping compass comes built with a lanyard hole so you can hang it from your belt, pack, or around your neck, leaving your hands free. The extended base plate has inch and 1/10-mile direct reading scales that meet United States Geological Survey (USGS) standards and features a durable, crystal clear base plate with built in magnifying glass for easier map reading. The ideal tool for advanced orienteering and scouting.
Silva Hiking Compass Features:
- Clear base plate
- Rotating capsule has 2 degree dial graduations
- Inch and millimeter scales
- Sure-grip dial and ergonomically-contoured base plat
- Gives precise wind direction
- Declination correction scale
- Lanyard hole
Known for the unsurpassed accuracy and quality of its compasses, the Silva brand has been an essential among compass users since its founding by world-rewound orienteer Bjorn Kjellstrom in 1946. Today, Silva offers compass designs ranging from beginner models to those for the experienced outdoor professional.