It is the perfect compass to start orienteering with. It was designed to help you learn orienteering with a map.

Featuring a 360° rotating capsule, a ruler, 2 holes for placing on a map, a wrist strap, this small oil-filled compass will guide your first orienteering steps.

Color: Blood orange


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Product benefits


Compass with a precise and quick universal needle

Easy transport

Fasten it to your wrist with the adjustable wrist strap and never lose it!

Compact design

With a length of 74 mm, this small compass fits in all hands.

Ease of learning

Finding a direction is intuitive thanks to its arrow-shaped design.

Technical information

Easy to carry:

Thanks to the adjustable strap, your children can attach the compass to their wrist and run around holding it, with no fear of losing it!

Circle and triangle?

Let us explain the symbols so you can find the start and control points on your map:
- Triangle: start symbol
- Circle: symbol of a control point


Your compass comes with a 5-cm graduated ruler so you can make measurements on your map and learn the basics of reading scales.

Why use a wide needle?

The Begin 100 compass comes with a wider needle to enable more accurate and intuitive visual alignment between the needle and the grid lines on the map.

Oil bath - yes or no?

Rest assured: all Geonaute compasses are filled with viscous oil to ensure optimal performance.


2 years


0.028 kg

Product concept & technology

Product Composition

Base 100% Polymethyl Methacrylate Strap 100% Polyester Complementary parts 100% Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

User Directions

This compass is not designed to be read while running.

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