Scales for map measuring can be found in mm or inches for 1:25,000, 140,000, 1:50,000 and GPS scales as well as a scale on the lanyard (1:25 and 1:50) that is flexible enough to measure an accurate distance even on winding routes.The included slope card can be used to judge avalanche risk potentially making you safer in the hills. It can also be used to identify the difficulty and calculate any extra ground covered on your route allowing for better time management.If you are in need of a traditional baseplate compass with high-end features, the Expedition is for youThe Silva expedition is the compass to have for experienced users and professionals. High accuracy, precision and durability. Comes with slope card and scale lanyard.Scale lanyard: 2 scales, soft and bendable, easy to place directly on to your route on the map.Slope card: Calculate avalanche risk, determine how challenging your journey will beNew graphics: More distinct, easier to readAttachment: Detachable safety-release scale lanyardClinometer: YesDeclination adjustment: Permanent adjustment for local magnetic declinationMagnifying lens: YesScales: 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k, GPS scales, Lanyard; 1:25, / 1:50, mm, inchSilicon friction feet: YesWeight: 50gVariant: Magnetic Equator, Magnetic North, Magnetic SouthSlope card: Yes
Serious navigation calls for a serious tool with high levels of accuracy. The latter is achieved by the use of a longer base plate length, whilst features include luminous needle point, luminous marker at the front of the compass, luminous point at the bezel that highlights the degrees, magnifier and Romer scales for 1:25, 40 and 50,000 grids. Ideal for the enthusiastic hillwaker, mountaineer and attendees of navigation or mountain leader courses and the like.
This classically styled compass is ideal for hiking, walking, backpacking, orienteering and mountaineering, who wish to navigate using a map when outdoors in the hills/ mountains. Fitted with a ruled edge to measure distances easily and accurately and made a lightweight, durable base-plate this compass can withstand rigorous and frequent use outdoors.
A well-planned journey begins in the comfort of your own home and leaves you time to enjoy the trip once you are actually out in the wilderness. With a map measurer your trip can be planned in detail, to avoid surprises on the way. Daily stages linked together with the number of days of the trip, should be equivalent to the distance you want to cover, to reach your goal in time.
The Ultimate Survival Technologies Learn & Live Way Finding Cards set describes a variety of navigation tools and provides how-to directions so you can learn to orient yourself in the outdoors and locate your destination during your outdoor activities. Part of the Learn and Live Card Collection, these Way Finding Cards are a convenient and fun learning tool.
As for the Expedition 4, but graduated in mils rather than degrees as favoured by the forces. With it's full sized base plate is the choice of experienced navigators and Nato forces around the world. The luminous compound is quickly activated by daylight or torch and will maintain luminosity for upto 4 hours. This compass is often used by the infantry or as an officer's compass. Magnifying glass and rubber feet enable precision map work.
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