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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.

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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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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O-sport 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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O-sport WATERPROOF control cards for orienteering

O-sport WATERPROOF control cards for orienteering


Conform to BOF specification


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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Vapro SRG Magnifier Protection Glasses

Vapro SRG Magnifier Protection Glasses


Very popular with orienteers requiring eye protection & magnification

Full glasses with bi-focal magnifier in lower part of lens

Integral sweat stopper

Supplied with a clear lens

Polycarbonate lens for good protection when running in the forest etc.

Diopter strength: +1.0, +1.5, +2.5, +3.0, +3.5

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VJ Pro Tech gaiter

VJ Pro Tech gaiter


Popular lightweight orienteering gaiter

Heat moulded foam protection to shin

Lycra back for better fit

Tie cord at top of calf

Rear zip

Leather shoe lace tie down with eyelets

Material: Polyester

Weight: 120g (per pair)

Colour: Black

Sizes S, M, L, XL
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O-sport gaiter

O-sport gaiter


High quality gaiter offering good protection to the lower leg, especially good in thick forest brashings or when impact against rocks and fallen trees is likely to be encountered.

Foam protection to shin and side of leg

Lycra back for perfect fit

Tie cord at top of calf

Rubberised elastic lining at top for extra security

Side zip for easy access

Material: Polyester

Weight: 108g (per pair)

Colour: Black

Sizes S, M, L, XL

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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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Inov8 X-Talon 212 Fell Running / Orienteering shoe

Inov8  X-Talon 212 Fell Running / Orienteering shoe


Width fitting: regular

Suggested use: Fell orienteering, Fell running, X-country, mountain marathon

Upper material: lightweight breathable microfibre mesh

Upper features: MET cradle support, breathability 4/5

Midsole: shockzone 2

Outer sole: sticky rubber, aggressive square section,

Colour: black/red/blue

Size range: UK 4 - 12, EU 37 - 47 (incl 1/2 sizes)

Weight (UK 8): 212g
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Silva Orienteering Control Punches

Silva Orienteering Control Punches

Superior quality - the best punches on the market

High quality manufacture = reliability

Very low impact force needed to punch

Opening configured to punch accurately every time

Pin configuration can be adjusted if necessary

Includes two securing holes for permanent attachment

Lanyard supplied

Each punch has a unique pin configuration

Available in set A or B (10 punches per set)

Colour - deep red/orange

Price £50 per set
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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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