When you want to travel ultra-light but still bring along an optic, a compact monocular might be the best option for your spotting and scouting needs. Simply put, a monocular is essentially half a binocular optimized for use as a hand-held scope, and while the optic may be lighter, you can still expect to find high-quality glass and top notch lens coatings in the models featured here. Chance are we've got a monocular from one of your favorite brands like Vortex, Zeiss, Redfield and more.

Keep your hunting or hiking pack light but still outfitted with the optics you need when you gear up with a monocular direct from