Being able to navigate successfully in the outdoors is an essential skill. To help you find your way there is a whole host of devices from the simple map and compass to the most sophisticated GPS system
Map cases to keep your map dry, Pedometers to help count your steps and assorted digital mapping accessories
Possibly the simplest, yet most dependable navigational aid. A compass, in conjunction with a map and the ability to use them together, is still the most reliable method of navigating in the mountains. Waterproof, no batteries to run out, no signal to be lost and virtually destructible.
The new kid on the block, digital mapping technology is set to transform the way we find our way in the wilds with easy to use phone apps and on screen mapping. However good this amazing technology gets though, the ability to navigate manually will still remain an essential skill.
The relatively new kid on the block in terms of navigation, A GPS (Global Positioning System) pinpoints your location with high precision, can track your route and help you navigate to where you want to go.
Paper maps are great unless of course you're in the rain and fog, which is when you need them most. A good quality map case will protect your precious map from the elements while offering a clear view of your map inside.
A map is an essential item for any mountain or hill adventure, and being able to navigate with a map is a vital skill. We stock a wide range of maps from Ordnance Survey, Harveys and BMC to suit all needs.
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