Developer and producer of compasses, weather instruments, marine instruments and outdoor equipment.
IN 1933, A MERE 14 YEARS AFTER MODERN ORIENTEERING became a competitive sport, three entrepreneurial Swedish orienteering champions invented the liquid-filled compass. Their solution was more precise and easier to use than other compasses at the time. The SILVA brand was born.
Silva also set the scene for innovation in diverse outdoor sports areas by launching our first headlamp already in 1935. Although our company has changed since then, Silva compasses remain the preferred choice for orienteers and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. As farmland, fields and forests pass underfoot, our instruments guide their steps.
Presently, Silva's main business areas are Sport, Outdoor and Professional. Within each of these areas you will find headlamps, compasses, pedometers, binoculars, professional instruments and other products. Every single one of them charged with the unstoppable passion of the Silva people.
A small curvy compass with thermometer and cardinal directions. With its small size and precise needle, this is the perfect compass to to bring along your hike.
The waterproof headlamp has a very generous light duration and three LED colours: white light with 400 lm, red light for night vision and orange light that is ideal for reading maps. The Explore 4 can even be used as a nice lamp in a tent or boat by placing it in the storage bag included in the delivery – perfect for those who love adventure and excursions. Thanks to the improved super-low mode (10 lumens), the burn time for working at close range or reading is even longer than before.
Designed for hiking and camping, the Scout series is the perfect companion for outdoor enthusiasts. Scout 2RC is the top headlamp in our Scout 2 series. On top of the night vision preservation, battery level indication and 350 lumen output from Scout 2XT, it also features a USB rechargeable 1.0Ah battery.
Scout 2RC is a lightweight, comfortable headlamp that runs on an integrated USB rechargeable 1.0 Ah battery. It’s got a 350 lm light output with a light beam of 65 meters and a large on/off button that makes it easy to operate, even when wearing gloves. With its additional red light mode that preserves your night vision and a battery level indicator, this lamp is the perfect guide for dedicated campers and hikers who can’t get enough of the calmness, excitement and beauty of nature.
Wouldn’t it be great if you actually could keep sunshine in your pocket? We thought it would be very convenient, so we created Topo – a super small, water resistant and durable flashlight you can bring with you, anywhere you go.
Silva's Scout headlamp range has been developed for hiking and camping and is the perfect companion for all outdoor enthusiasts. The Scout 2 is the base model of the Silva Scout 2 series, offering lights for many hours as well as a battery indicator.
Good equipment makes for a good experience. The Scout 2 headlamp offers 220 lumens, an easy to use battery lid and smoothly adjustable vertical light angles. It is also lightweight and, being powered by 3 AAA batteries, extremely reliable. By carrying additional batteries, the already generous burn time can be extended as desired and required.
The waterproof headlamp has good light duration and three LED colours: white light with 400 lm, red light for night vision and orange light that is ideal for reading maps. The Explore 4RC can even be used as a nice lamp in a tent or boat by placing it in the storage bag included in the delivery – perfect for those who love adventure and excursions. Thanks to the improved super-low mode (10 lumens), the burn time for working at close range or reading is even longer than before.
The Cross Trail 6 headlamp is the perfect all-purpose companion for longer excursions. It is powered by AA batteries, which means you can easily multiply the burn time. All you need to do is carry more batteries with you. So this outdoor headlamp will accompany you from the beginning of your adventure to its end. The Cross Trail 6 is therefore the right choice for all those who do not want to compromise when it comes to burn time.
The Silva Trail Speed ??4R is an extremely light, compact and very powerful headlamp. With ergonomic fasteners for the smooth adjustment of the headband, optimal weight distribution and intelligent cable management offering more wearing options and comfort, the Trail Speed ??4R with its USB rechargeable 2.0 Ah battery is just the right lamp for dedicated runners.
Silva Metro is the new cool design, urban street-smart, ultra-compact compass. The new Metro series stands for city pulse and mobility together with easy-to-use and easy-to-carry features. Metro is your reliable navigational friend for wherever and whenever you need to find north!
The Silva Classic Compass is a classically styled compass ideal for backpackers, mountaineers and hiker which is equipped with everything you need to navigate outdoors using a map. DofE Recommended Kit which features on the DofE Expedition Kit List.
This headlamp comes with double battery packs to give you as much burn time as possible and is built to withstand all types of weather.
When a sport or activity calls for a safety light, the Tyto White and Tyto Red lamp are the perfect solution.
The ever so popular SILVA Ranger compass series has gone through a face-lift with updated colors and updated graphics. A completely new feature is the distance lanyard; a lanyard with scales (1:25, and 1:50) which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike.
Your carry dry bag with shoulder straps makes it the perfect waterproof daypack to fit in your backpack.
Epic 10 combines powerful 10 x magnification with a compact, waterproof, foldable design; making these pair of binoculars perfect for any kind of outdoor activity that occasionally requires extra Sharp Eyes. Now at a discounted price + a free 24L dry bag!