Silva Guide 426 Compass

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Silva Guide 426 Compass

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Taking a sighting in mid lake from your canoe, or wading out to midstream because it’s the only place that affords a view of landmarks? Dropping this compass won’t (necessarily) mean waving goodbye to it, thanks to the buoyant baseplate. The full-size sighting mirror with V-notch make for accurate shots.

  • Floating polypropylene body.
  • Two-degree graduations and declination scale for easy transition from map bearings to field headings.
  • Easy-to-read inch and millimeter rules.
  • Full-size sighting mirror with V-notch.
  • Dimensions are 5.7 x 7cm.

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Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering

The earth's magnetic field varies considerably so most compasses are designed to work in the specific hemisphere zones for which they are being used. A global compass can be used anywhere.

Northern Hemisphere
Dimensions 5.7cm
Magnifying lens No

Measures angles of slope, elevation or inclination.

Sighting mirror Yes
Luminous markings

Luminous markings allow you to read your compass in dim light conditions.

Adjustable declination

Sets the compass to indicate true north instead of magnetic north.

Made in India