Beginners’ Instruction

Beginners’ Instruction

A short orientation session is usually available. This session will give you a few quick pointers on reading a map and doing an orienteering course so you can do your first course. It is a good place to ask a lot of questions. Make sure you review other General Info...
Registration

Registration

Registration is the first place you should go at an orienteering event. Registration is open for a specified time, usually 10:00 AM to 12 noon (for most events). You can arrive and register any time during that period. However, make a note of anything that may not be...
What To Expect

What To Expect

Quick List ☐ Cash for maps, finger stick, or compass rental ☐ Compass with clear baseplate ☐ Lanyard for Compass ☐ Whistle ☐ Water ☐ Snacks ☐ Weather appropriate clothing Before The Event Orienteering is a fun outdoor sport and for the enjoyment of everyone...
Orienteering – The Sport of a Lifetime

Orienteering – The Sport of a Lifetime

Orienteering is the sport of navigation with map and compass. It’s easy to learn , but always challenging. The object is to run, walk, ski, or mountain bike to a series of points shown on the map, choosing routes–both on and off trail–that will help you find all the...