BWCA.com Gear Guide

Gear for the Boundary Waters, Quetico, and Canoe Camping Locations

Popular Links: stoves | packs | tents | shirts | tarps | canoes

Compasses

The essential navigation device for use while on the water or traveling trails and portaging in the BWCA and Quetico.

Suunto M-2D Locator Compass

Suunto M-2D Locator Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
This reliable, basic compass features a large, easy-to-read dial with 2-degree, luminous markings and notched bezel for a good grip. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton Classic 9020G Compass

Brunton Classic 9020G Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating:

This compass features a state-of-the-art cobalt steel needle sealed in an anti-static liquid-dampened vial. View Product Details/Reviews
Silva Ranger CL Compass

Silva Ranger CL Compass

Brand: Silva
Rating:

This winner of the 2003 Backpacker Magazine 's Editors' Choice Gold Award keeps you moving in the right direction! View Product Details/Reviews
REI Mini Compass

REI Mini Compass

Brand: Rei
Rating: No Rating
Attach this tiny compass to a zipper pull or key ring for quick, easy readings. View Product Details/Reviews
Silva Forecaster Compass

Silva Forecaster Compass

Brand: Silva
Rating: No Rating
This compass and thermometer combination in a handy size works as a zipper pull, key chain or pendant. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto M-3D Leader Compass

Suunto M-3D Leader Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
A great all-around compass sized to slip in your pocket or hang from your neck. View Product Details/Reviews
Silva Guide 426 Graphite Compass

Silva Guide 426 Graphite Compass

Brand: Silva
Rating:

This folding compass with full-size sighting mirror floats if dropped in water. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton Eclipse 8099 Compass

Brunton Eclipse 8099 Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
This advanced compass features a magnetized disk for accurate bearings and comes with helpful reference cards that store inside the compass. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto MC-2G Navigator Compass

Suunto MC-2G Navigator Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating:

This full-featured compass lets you take accurate bearings with a sighting notch and mirror, plus its patented Global needle works anywhere on earth. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto MCB Amphibian Compass

Suunto MCB Amphibian Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
Perfect for kayakers and other mariners--a durable lightweight mirror compass that floats. View Product Details/Reviews
Highgear TrailPilot 2 Compass

Highgear TrailPilot 2 Compass

Brand: Highgear
Rating: No Rating
Stay on track with this compass--clip it to a pack strap and know your direction of travel and the temperature in a glance. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto A-10 Compass

Suunto A-10 Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating:

This basic compass offers reliable navigation at an outstanding price! View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto MB-6 Matchbox Compass

Suunto MB-6 Matchbox Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
The compact Suunto MB-6 is a combination of a hand bearing and base plate compass in a highly impact-resistant matchbox-style case. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto KB-20/360 Compass

Suunto KB-20/360 Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
This handheld floating compass from Suunto allows the user to sight and follow bearings with accuracy better than 1 degree. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton 8096-AR Compass

Brunton 8096-AR Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
Built specifically for adventure racers, the Brunton 8096-AR with world needle and circle-over-circle system gives quick, accurate readings. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton 26DNL-CL Compass

Brunton 26DNL-CL Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
Built for extremes, Brunton's water-tight avalanche compass stands up to wet and cold even as it lets you measure the slope of a snowfield. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton 15TDCL Compass

Brunton 15TDCL Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
A true classic for the outdoor enthusiast! Brunton 15TCDL compass offers mirrored sighting, adjustable declination and a clinometer. View Product Details/Reviews
Silva Polaris Base Plate Compass

Silva Polaris Base Plate Compass

Brand: Silva
Rating: No Rating
The Silva Polaris Base Plate compass is an instrument for the advanced orienteer as well as novices to map-and-compass work. View Product Details/Reviews
Coghlan's Outdoorsman Digital Compass

Coghlan's Outdoorsman Digital Compass

Brand: Coghlan's
Rating: No Rating
Stay the course with the Coghlan's Outdoorsman digital compass and electronic thermometer. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto Clipper Compass

Suunto Clipper Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating:

Clip this micro-compass from Suunto onto your watchband for quick, easily-accessible navigation. View Product Details/Reviews
Highgear Adventure Tool

Highgear Adventure Tool

Brand: Highgear
Rating: No Rating
This compact High Gear adventure tool combines 7 backcountry tools into 1 lightweight package. View Product Details/Reviews
Silva Starter 1-2-3 Compass

Silva Starter 1-2-3 Compass

Brand: Silva
Rating:

The precise, easy-to-use Silva Starter 1-2-3 compass offers superior performance at a modest price. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton Trail Buster 9030 Compass

Brunton Trail Buster 9030 Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
The compact Brunton Trail Buster compass provides all the features you need for basic orienteering at an unbeatable price. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto M-3 Global Pro Compass

Suunto M-3 Global Pro Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
The Suunto M-3 Global Pro compass provides the serious outdoor enthusiast with accurate and reliable navigation in both the northern and southern hemispheres. View Product Details/Reviews
Suunto MC-2 Pro Compass

Suunto MC-2 Pro Compass

Brand: Suunto
Rating: No Rating
An accurate and reliable mirror compass for the outdoor enthusiast, the Suunto MC-2 Pro compass offers mirrored sighting, adjustable declination and a clinometer. View Product Details/Reviews
Brunton 9077 Lensatic Compass

Brunton 9077 Lensatic Compass

Brand: Brunton
Rating: No Rating
Built in classic military style, the heavy-duty Brunton 9077 lensatic compass is ideal for sighting and following bearings in the field. View Product Details/Reviews