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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 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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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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Moscow 11L/R thumb compass

Moscow 11L/R thumb compass


Good value beginners thumb compass

Base type: left or right thumb

Magnet: High power

Needle settling time: 1.5 - 2.0 sec

Stability during running: Good

Base plate scales: 1:10k

Bezel type: Rotating

Bezel graduation: 2 deg
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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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Survival Bag - Lightweight Poly


Lightweight polythene survival bag

Usable size approx 6ft * 3ft (1.8m * 0.9m)

Excellent for mountain marathons & lightweight backpacking / mountian biking

Approx packed size: 125 * 80 * 20mm

Weighs approx 90g

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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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Orienteering Techniques - SOA

Orienteering Techniques - SOA


New colour edition published 2012

Technical advise to help orienteers of all abilities.

This will help beginners avoid some of the pitfalls in orienteering.

Covers rough & fine orienteering techniques helping you to find the control in the shortest time.

Author: Gareth Bryan-Jones, a coach, controller and competitor since the early seventies.

Publisher: Scottish Orienteering Association.

Format: A5 portrait

Pages: 44
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Silva 6 NOR SPECTRA thumb compass

Silva 6 NOR SPECTRA thumb compass


Excellent Orienteering thumb compass for the navigator who may want to follow a simple bearing

Incorporates SPECTRA housing reference points

Fixed 1:10000 & 1:15000 scale

Non rotating compass housing

Liquid filled capsule with jewelled bearing needle

Fits on thumb with adjustable elastic

LH & RH version available

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Glasses retainer - cord rubber lock

Glasses retainer - cord rubber lock


Helps keep glasses firmly in place

Will allow glasses to be dropped down onto chest with adjustment of toggle

glasses arm locates into rubber tube

climbing cord style retainer with adjustment rubber toggle

Colours: blue/silver/yellow, black/blue, black/grey, black

Length: 34cm

Weight: 9g
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