Top 8 Best Compasses For Outdoor 2019 – 2020 [BUYER’S GUIDE]

1, SE Military Sighting CC4580 Compass

Military Lensatic and Prismatic Sighting Survival Emergency Compass with Pouch
Sona Enterprises
Navigate your surroundings with ease. Our compass is built to be durable with a variety of practical features in a rugged die cast body. From the thermo-elastic capsule with floating dial to the rotating bezel, this quality compass is a must-have for every adventure.
• Rotating Bezel Ring
• Tripod Connection
• Sighting Lens with Adjustable Diopter
Increased Visibility
Our thermo-elastic liquid-filled capsule with floating dial makes sure the whether light discipline is your goal, or just practicing navigation at night, you’ll always be able to see your way
Varsatile
Our compass is great for camping, scouting, hiking, training, and anything else you may need it for.
Functional
With the tripod screw hole the on base, adjustable diopter sighting lens, sighting lines on cover, and handy paracord loop, our compass promises to function whenever and wherever you may need it.
Accurate
When accuracy matters most, sighting lines on cover as well as a conversion chart for angle, gradient, and distance on the back plate ensure you get where you need to be.

2, Eyeskey Multifunction Military Sighting Compass

The Eyeskey Lensatic Compass is a top rated compass for hiking, motoring, boating, camping, mountaineering, hunting, backpacking, bushwhacking, and other outdoor activities. The heavy-duty build quality using aluminum alloy means it’s rugged and sturdy enough to withstand rough terrain and extreme weather conditions. It is also water and shake proof. It is a very durable compass that should hold up well and last years.
A lensatic compass with a floating dial in a liquid-filled chamber, its readings are highly accurate and reliable. It has a built-in leveling bubble that keeps the compass level ensuring accuracy. This is a multifunctional compass with advanced features usually only found in military and more expensive devices. It has a map measurer, straight and curved distance measurer, and a measurements conversion chart. It also features a rotating bezel ring, sighting lines on cover, and adjustable diopter sighting lens.
Readability is not an issue here. The face is easy to read in daylight and it absorbs light and glows in the dark making it readable even in low light conditions. Handling and carrying it is easy as it comes with a lanyard and a strong pouch. It also features a tripod mounting hole on the base so you can attach it to a tripod.
• Water and shake proof
• Solid metal build and durable
• Compact size
• Tripod mountable and comes with lanyard and pouch
• Easy to read even at night
• Multifunctional and highly accurate
• High strength engineering metal body, rugged and capable of working under extreme weather condition.
• Special design of fluorescent light, you can use it and read data on it in dark environment after absorbing enough sunshine.
• High accuracy, built-in a bubble level, which can improve its accuracy and decrease its errors.
• Waterproof and shakeproof, suitable for motoring, boating, camping, mountaineering, exploring, hunting and other outdoor activities.
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3, Cammenga Phosphorescent Clam Pack Compass

Cammenga Lensatic Compass Phosphorescent, Clam Pack
The Phosphorescent Lensatic Compass is built to the demanding specification MIL-PRF-10436N. Battle tested through rigorous shock, water, sand proof, and functional from -50 F to +150 F.

The phosphorescent lensatic compass has been used as an economical alternative to the tritium model for decades. It is the same compass Cammenga has been supplying to the US military except that the self-luminous tritium has been replaced with phosphorescent paint.

Equipped with a magnifying lens, sight wire, and dial graduations in both degrees and mils to ensure accurate readings. The Copper Induction Damping System slow the rotation of the magnet without the use of liquids. Built to last with an aluminum frame and waterproof housing. The Cammenga Compass is depended on by fighting forces, government agencies, and adventurous outdoor enthusiasts around the world.

4, Silva Ranger 515

The Silva Ranger 515 CL and Ranger 515CLQ compass deliver superior accuracy, even in the most demanding conditions. The split-sighting mirror ensures superior accuracy when navigating on distant landmarks. The baseplate has three scales for quick, easy plotting with a topographic map. Silicone feet provide positive grip on a map. The geared declination allows you to set and forget the declination for the area you are in, ensuring constant compensation for this variable when taking bearings. A clinometer lets you measure angles of inclination.1:24,000 map scale.1:25,000 and 1:50,000 romer scales.Clinometer.Magnifiying lens.Luminous markings for use a night.Geared declination adjustment.Silicone feet keep the compass from sliding on a map.Includes lanyard with screwdriver to set declination.dimensions: 4X2.5″.Weight: 2.4oz.

5, Suunto Clipper Watch Band

The Compass that is part of your gear.Suunto attachable compasses form a natural part of outdoor gear, freeing up hands and easing the mind.

Product Highlights
Fastens to strap, sleeve or map edge
Operable in low light with luminescent markings
Liquid filled jewel bearing compass
Balanced for northern hemisphere
Cardinal directions in luminous prints on card
Direction on rotating bezel in 10 degrees increments
Clips to watch strap, sleeve, strap of backpack, side of map etc.
A fun, super compact aid for underwater navigation
Made in Finland

6, UST Deluxe Map

The Compass that is part of your gear.Suunto attachable compasses form a natural part of outdoor gear, freeing up hands and easing the mind.
Product Highlights
• Fastens to strap, sleeve or map edge
• Operable in low light with luminescent markings
• Liquid filled jewel bearing compass
• Balanced for northern hemisphere
• Cardinal directions in luminous prints on card
• Direction on rotating bezel in 10 degrees increments
• Clips to watch strap, sleeve, strap of backpack, side of map etc.
• A fun, super compact aid for underwater navigation
• Made in Finland
UST Deluxe Map Compass with Raised Base Plate and Swivel Bezel for Hiking, Camping, Backpacking, Emergency and Outdoor Survival
The UST Deluxe Map Compass features a durable, clear baseplate with a high quality, liquid-filled compass with swivel bezel, plus inch, metric, and 1:25,000 scales for precise route planning.
Great for hiking, wilderness survival, and novice and advanced orienteering, the clear base plate has an extended profile measuring 5 x 2.4 inches for improved map reading. Other features include an adjustable marching line and an attached breakaway lanyard. Perfect for any pack, the Deluxe Map Compass weighs just 1.8 ounces. It’s backed by a two-year manufacturer’s limited warranty.
Ultimate Survival Technologies
For 80 years and four generations, UST Brands has provided reliable, affordable problem-solving gear to customers worldwide. By maintaining the highest standards in quality and service, our innovative products have been saving the day since 1936. At UST Brands, we believe everyone deserves great gear! We offer a full range of products for survival situations and emergency preparedness. While we are passionate about wilderness survival and safety, our Camp Kitchen line provides a full line of affordable products for comfortable and fun outdoor adventures.

7, GWHOLE Military Lensatic Sighting

Know where you at all times and never get lost again by using this Lensatic Compass

Specifications:
Color: army green
Material: metal
Product size: approx. 7*5.2*2.5cm
Product weight: approx. 175g
Lanyard: 18″

Features:
Thermo-elastic liquid-filled capsule with floating dial
Rotating bezel ring
Ruler units on the sides measuring inches & centimeters
Built-in bubble level
Folding thumb ring
Tripod screw hole on base
Adjustable diopter sighting lens
Sighting lines on cover
Conversion chart for angle, gradient & distance on back plate
Heavy-duty digital camouflage print cover

Package included:
1 x GWHOLE Lensatic Compass (with Pouch & Lanyard)
1 x User guide in English
• High strength engineering metal body, rugged and capable of working under extreme weather condition.
• Special design of fluorescent light, you can use it and read data on it in dark environment after absorbing enough sunshine.
• High accuracy, built-in a bubble level, which can improve its accuracy and decrease its errors.
• Waterproof and shakeproof, suitable for motoring, boating, camping, mountaineering, exploring, hunting and other outdoor activities
• Package includes:1x GWHOLE lensatic compass (with pouch & lanyard), 1x User Manual; 1 year warranty from GWHOLE

8, Brunton TruArc 3 Base Plate

A scouting compass with modern updates, TruArc 3 is equipped with the TruArc Global Needle system in the characteristic form outdoorsmen have trusted for generations. Metric and standard scales, and tool-less declination compensation, make this a must for everyone’s outdoor pack. The perfect compass for travelers, hikers and campers who want a packable, reliable way to get their bearings anywhere in the world.
• RELIABLE – Entry-level compass for your basic orienteering and mapping that can travel anywhere.
• ADVANCED NAVIGATION – Resists magnetic interference better than any competitor, and will not lose its polarity.
• GLOBAL NEEDLE – With the TruArc Global Needle system that is accurate in both northern and southern hemispheres, TruArc 3 is ready to go anywhere in the world.
• MADE IN THE USA – Made in Brunton’s own facility in Riverton, Wyoming.
• EASY TO USE – Imperial and metric scales, tool-free declination makes the TruArc 3 a good learners compass as well as a trusted EDC (every day carry)
• 2 Degree resolution
• Inch/CM Scales
• Global Needle
• Made in the USA
• U-Proof Warranty

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