Whether you're a scout on a camping trip, or just spending a day in the great outdoors, the Silva Polaris 177 Compass is the compass for you. Easy to use and easy to read, this hiking compass has 2 degree graduation lines, large numerals, and a clear base plate making it easy to read a map and set bearings. Not just great for finding your way, these camping compasses can give you precise wind direction by simply pointing the large base plate arrow into the wind and turning the bezel to match the red North indicator to the red needle. This full-featured compass has a declination correction scale to allow you to make quick adjustments of map bearings to field headings, a sure-grip dial and ergonomically-contoured base plates and includes inch and millimeter rules for mapping and plotting. The official compass of the Boy Scouts of America, the Polaris Hiking Compass is perfect item to bring on your next big trip. Buy this compass online today and be prepared on your next trip.
Silva Polaris Scouting Compass Features:
- Clear base plate
- Rotating capsule has 2 degree dial graduations
- Inch and millimeter scales
- Sure-grip dial and ergonomically-contoured base plate
- Gives precise wind direction
- Declination correction scale
- Lanyard hole
- Dimensions: 2-1/16-inch x 2-7/8-inch
- Weight: 0.8 oz.
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.