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The UK's largest online orienteering equipment shop - est 1991.



Compass Point has the finest selection of orienteering equipment from SILVA, the world leaders in navigation, and orienteering equipment and outdoor clothing & equipment from other carefully selected manufacturers.

Here's what you will find in our online shop. Gear for the orienteer, climber, camper & outdoor activist who all need good reliable outdoor equipment. For events like the LAMM (Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon) choosing the right carrying equipment is essential you'll need a good lightweight rucksack, tent,sleeping bag and stove. Spare clothing, energy food and sports drinks, evenwater carriers & medical first aid must be carried. For those long dark nights or longer than expected days, good lighting for night navigation can be used in the form of a head torch.

When preparing for & taking part in these great outdoor adventures you can benefit from the use of some of our precision equipment. For navigation,compasses, watches & altimeters all have an important part to play in safely choosing the best route along with the guide books and maps. Heart rate monitors give you great feedback on how your body's performing. Don't forget good lightweight footwear will help you move more safely over the ground, choose from our extensive range of specialist orienteering & fell running shoes.

For those who like to pursue mountain bike orienteering we have specially made map boards and compasses to help.

Our aim at Compass Point is to provide a friendly and helpful way for you to choose the right outdoor gear for your activity. Our online store is now well established and a favourite amongst outdoor enthusiasts. We continue to develop the site and welcome comments and suggestions, where possible these will be incorporated. For customers going travelling, look in our travel section for great solutions to help with comfort and safety.

Featured products this month.

OSport Orienteering control kite

OSport Orienteering control kite


Standard size approx 30cm x 29cm

Used for competition and training

Includes hanging string

Colour - Orange & white

Material - Nylon
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Vapro OLP Half cutaway Glasses kit

Vapro OLP Half cutaway Glasses kit


Magnifying cutaway half glasses

Plastic protective case

Lens cloth

Lens anti-fog cleaning solution

Available in diopter strengths +1.0, +1.5, +2.0, +2.5, +3.0, +3.5, +4.0
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Osport control cards for orienteering

Osport control cards for orienteering


Conform to BOF specification

Material approx 225 g paper card

Available in 8 colours - White, Yellow, Orange, Red, Light green, Dark green, Blue, Brown

Packed in bundles of 100

27 punch boxes

3 reserve boxes A,B,C

Safety perforated tear-off stub
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Osport Permanent control markers for orienteering

Osport Permanent control markers for orienteering

NEW LOWER PRICE - Save £4 per pack

Weather resistant polypropylene

Pre-drilled (4 holes) for easy fixing to buildings, benches etc

Colour orange & white

Small marker 5cm x 5cm x 1.2mm thick

Price £18.00 (incl VAT) per 10 pack

Medium marker 10cm x 10cm x 1.2mm thick

Price £22.00 (incl VAT) per 10 pack

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OSport Orienteering training kite

OSport Orienteering training kite


Size 15cm x 15cm

Excellent for training events

Includes hanging string

Colour - orange & white

Material - nylon
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Vapro OLP Control Description Holder - COMBI

Vapro OLP Control Description Holder - COMBI


Weather resistant clear plastic cover with velcro closure

Durable construction

Two adjustable elastic straps keep holder on forearm

Detachable elastic thumb loop for precise positioning (long version only)

Available in two lengths

Length: Short, 14.5cm (36g), long, 19cm (42g)

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Osport Orienteering Control Punches

Osport Orienteering Control Punches


High quality manufacture

low impact force needed to punch

Pin configuration can be adjusted if necessary

Includes one securing hole for permanent attachment

Lanyard supplied

Each punch has a unique pin configuration

Available in set A, B, C (10 punches per set)

Colour - orange
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Osport forearm control description holder

Osport forearm control description holder


Weather resistant clear plastic cover with velcro closure

Held on forearm with two adjustable velcro straps

Holder runs along the forearm on a detachable velcro strap allowing orientation to be customised

length: 16cm

Weight: 47g
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Rechargeable Gel Pocket Handwarmer

Rechargeable Gel Pocket Handwarmer


Reusable heat bag ideal for outdoor activities

Provides instant heat

Does not need electricity or preheating after priming

Pack quantity 2 gel bags
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Barska Style 8 * 21 Binocular

Barska Style 8 * 21 Binocular


Style features an attractive and stylish look in black rubber armor covering and is equipped with a multi-pocket neoprene pouch for storing a pocket knife, lighter, compass or other outdoor essentials. With quality optics and affordability, Style is ideal for all outdoor activities.

Magnification 8x

Objective Lens 21mm

Prism type Roof

Prism Glass BK-7

Exit Pupil 2.6mm

Optical Coating Fully Coated

Focusing System Center

Field of View (ft@1000yds/m@1000m) 383/128

Close Focus (ft/m) 16/5

Eye Relief 10.5 mm

Weight 6.17 oz.

Included Accessories Carrying Case, Neck Strap and Lens Cloth
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Trimtex Speed LZR Gaiter

Trimtex Speed LZR Gaiter


Excellent close fitting pull on gaiter

Light weight

Protects lower leg

Foam shin protection

Rubber grip & elasticated top helps keep gaiter in place

Material:Micro fibre, Newport Lycra

Weight: 95g (large pair)

Colours:Black, Navy, Sky blue

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL

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OSport Orienteering Souvenir Kite

OSport Orienteering Souvenir Kite


Size 6cm x 6cm

Fun souvenir size

Low cost option for schools & training

Colour - orange & white

Material - nylon
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