Compass school

Learn to navigate - it's easy!

Bigger and safer adventures

Are you longing for greater experiences? We teach you how to navigate with a map and compass. It is easy to learn and the knowledge gives you the opportunity for both bigger – and safer – adventures!

Modern equipment is good but trusting yourself, your ability and your knowledge is even better. Explore our compass school, find your compass and find your way to adventure!

This is how you navigate
As easy as 1-2-3

First to the checkpoint

Introducing the new Arc Jet and Spike Jet compasses with the new Jet 2.0 needle: world-fast, stable and reliable. We are proud to set a new standard for orienteers!

This is how you navigate

Navigating with a map and compass is as easy as 1-2-3. But there are a few things to learn before you head out.

How compasses work

In addition to knowing the simple Silva 1-2-3 system, it is also good to have a basic knowledge of compasses.

Find your compass

Find the compass that best suits your adventures. We have compasses all the way from beginners to advanced level.

Learn to read the map

Understanding the terrain is important when planning your adventure – or when you're in the middle of it. Learn the basics and understand the symbols and lines of the map.

5 important tips

Once you've learned the basics, you can practice for your adventures. Take these tips along the way and you'll be extra prepared!