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Compasses, digital mapping and GPS watches

From the hi-tech to tried and tested, these tools will help you navigate safely in the wilderness

Suunto MC-2 Global Compass $129.90
Globally balanced needle with jewel bearing, 20-degrees tilt margin for easier readings, adjustable declination correction, liquid-filled capsule, sighting mirror with sighting hole and notch for accuracy, clinometer, luminescent markings, metric scales and inch ruler, baseplate with magnifying lens, detachable lanyard with wristlock.


Silva Ranger S $79.99
Liquid-filled capsule with luminous needle balanced for NZ, 1:50k and 1:25k scales and ruler, soft grip bezel, Silva 1-2-3 system for staying on route, magnifying lens, magnetic declination markings in capsule, sighting mirror, lanyard with 1:25k and 1:50k scales to help measure distances on the map. 58g.


Silva Field $49.99
Liquid-filled capsule balanced for NZ, base plate map-measuring in mm and scales of 1:50,000 and 1:25,000 compatible with most maps, soft grip bezel, Silva 1-2-3 system for staying on route, magnetic declination markings in capsule. 28g.


TomTom Adventurer $499
GPS watch with sports modes for hiking, trail running, skiing and snowboarding. Built-in heart rate monitor, barometer, compass and automatic lift detection for snow sports, GPS tracking and Route Exploration, 24hr battery life in hiking mode.


MapToaster Mobile/NZ topo from $189
Detailed topo maps for the Garmin ‘X’ series, Oregon, 62, 64, Rino and Dakota series GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours. Includes MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software.


MapToaster Topo/NZ topo from $179
Topographical mapping and aerial photos for your PC. All the rich detail of the LINZ topo maps – seamless across NZ. Includes Topo50 and Topo250 map series.


Topo4GPS $149.99
Easy to read, detailed topo maps for Garmin GPS, with a full licensed copy of Memory-Map for use on PC or other mobile devices. Print maps, plot and plan in 3D, review your trips. Also available with DOC hunting block boundaries.