The well-built, well-priced Alpkit Williams Expedition Compass is a practical, versatile and inexpensive hiking and hillwalking tool
How to take a bearing: our guide to how you can use a map and compass to head in the right direction, even in zero visibility
The Decathlon Geonaute Racer 900 Thumb Compass is ideal for orienteers and adventure racers on a budget
Compass bubbles: our guide to why they form, the affect they have on your navigation and what you can do about them
The best compasses are an indispensable companion wherever you roam in the great outdoors. These top picks promise reliable route-finding to help you get your bearings in even the worst weather
The standard against which all other base plate compasses are measured, the Silva Type 4 is a highly regarded, expedition-proven navigational tool
We take a look at different types of compass and consider which are best suited to activities like trail running, day hikes and longer treks
Learning or refreshing your knowledge of how to use a compass is a great idea if you're nav skills have gone south
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