Orienteering is a family of sports where a map and compass is used to navigate from point to point in unfamiliar surroundings. At the competitive level, speed is an important factor. However Orienteering Courses are developed to suit all levels of skill and fitness.
This is the entry level to Orienteering. You’ll learn the rules applying to Orienteering in the bush plus skills relating to compass work, map reading and coming up with solutions.
There’s a huge practical part. You’ll meet the challenges of a number of Orienteering Courses – from Very Easy to Moderately Hard. There’s a Scoring event and even a Night Course. As they say in this sport, it’s cunning running. Enjoy!
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