The classical design baseplate compass is a good choice for any outdoor activity. Baseplate compass is the most commonly used not only among orienteers but also hikers, backpackers and hunters as well. One of the well-known feature of baseplate compass is that it allows you to pick out fine details on your map. Longer needles and transparent baseplate ensures ultimate precision while navigating with a map. It’s easy to use day and night in the most extreme situations. A curved-up back end sits more ergonomic in your hand. If you are looking for a basic but yet functional compass for your outdoor adventure baseplate compass is a good choice.