Our View - Silva Compass Ranger Global:
The Silva Compass Ranger Global is a top of the range compass with a global needle meaning that it can be used all around the world. The traditional baseplate design of the Silva Compass Ranger Global is neat and simple to use so if you want an easy to use but highly functional compass then this is a great choice.
The Ranger Global comes with a slope card and a distance lanyard. The slope card is great for determining how challenging your route will be and by knowing the slope you can also judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope. The distance lanyard has two scales on it; 1:25, and 1:50, allowing you to measure the distance of your hike and its soft, flexible material means it’s easy to use.
Specifications - Silva Compass Ranger Global:
- Scale lanyard - 2 scales, soft and bendable, easy to place directly on to your route on the map.
- Slope card - Calculate avalanche risk, determine how challenging your journey will be
- Built in magnifier - For detailed map reading
- Waterproof - Withstands tough weather conditions
- Global needle - Can be used in all three magnetic zones
- DryFlex™ Rubber grip - Easy handling of the compass/Great grip
- Hot stamped graphics - Extra durable
- Accuracy - 2°
- Graduation - 360°
- Illumination - 4 hours after activation in light, Luminous markings
- Material - Acrylic, PC/ABS, TPU
- Sapphire jewel bearing for friction-free movement of the compass needle
- Scales - 1:25k, 1:50k, GPS scales, Lanyard; 1:25, / 1:50, mm
- Size - 55x111x10 mm
- Type of compass - Baseplate, Global needle (MN, ME, MS)
- Temperature operating range -20 to +60 °C
- Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule
- Turnable capsule
- Weight - 33g