Silva Explorer Pro Compass
If you are in need of a traditional baseplate compass with high-end features, the Explorer Pro should be your choice. The compass comes with a slope card and a distance lanyard. The slope card is great both for detecting avalanche risk and for determining how challenging your journey will be. By knowing the slope you can also judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope. The distance lanyard has four scales on it; 1:24k, 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:62.5, which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike. Since its soft and bendable it’s easy to place it directly on to your route on the map Explorer Pro features DryFlex™ grip for easy handling, a clinometer for measuring slope angle and comes with a built-in adjuster for magnetic declination. It also features map-measuring in mm, inches, scales of 1:25k, 1:40k 1:50k, 1:24k USGS scale and GPS scales. The baseplate has a curved-up at the back-end for perfect fit in the hand, magnifying lens and rubber friction feet for precision map work. The distinct arrow and scales/markings in a clear contemporary font combined with lots of transparency in the baseplate makes navigating easier - when activated in light the luminous markings enable night time navigation. The red/black north-south lines in the capsule bottom ensures easy and safe settling. The needle is made from finest Swedish steel with high quality magnetic features.
- Slope card for measuring slope and extra distance
- Detachable distance lanyard is soft, bendable & easy to place directly along your route on the map
- Map measuring scales of 25k, 1:40k, 1:50k, 1:24k USGS scale, mm, inch (1/20th), GPS
- DryFlex™ Rubber grip for easy handling of the compass/great grip
- Turnable housing usable with the SILVA 1-2-3 System®
- Built in adjuster for magnetic declination
- Night use / luminous markings enable night time navigation up to 4 hours once activated by daylight/flashlight
- Robust material withstands tough treatment and conditions
- Magnifying lens for precision map work
- Red/black N/S lines in capsule ensures easy and safe settling
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