How to Choose a Compass

A compass is one of the Ten Essentials, a crucial piece of equipment you should carry on any outdoor adventure. Compasses vary widely in features and cost, however, from minimalist $10 models to high-end versions that can approach $100 or more. To help you navigate the options—and select the compass that's right for you—consider these pointers on design, features, and functions...
This column originally appeared in the March/April edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

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