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Orienteering

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Orienteering South Australian Middle Distance Champs - Rocks everywhere!

The last run of the King of Orienteering

Thierry Gueorgiou takes his 14th World Championship gold in his last individual orienteering WOC race at #WOC2017 in Estonia
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Orienteering for beginners

Alexander Lines (aged 11) has made a short introduction to orienteering. It features his brother Edward. For more information about orienteering go to Orienteer every week in Sussex at

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REI Trailheads: What is Orienteering?

Did you know that competitive navigation was a sport? Enter orienteering. Watch as the Trailheads crew gets lost (a bunch of times) while testing out their map and compass skills.


Watch the whole Trailheads series:

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Headcam Orienteering Video: Dackefejden Middle

Headcam/GPS orienteering video with Göran Winblad from Dackefejden Middle 2017

How to Use a Compass || REI

Navigation is one of the Ten Essentials and most outdoor speople take a compass with them on every adventure. But how do you use them? In this REI Expert Advice Video, we teach you what you need to know to navigate easily, safely and with confidence. Watch to learn the parts of the compass, how to set your declination and how to take a bearing from a map and in the field.

To learn more about using your compass, head to your local REI Outdoor School and take a Navigations Course:


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Pengenalan Orienteering TNI AD #orienteeringindonesia

pengenalan orienteering dan tipe-tipe orienteering

Xperience orienteering

If you take cross country running, add a full nature experience and combine it with thrill & adventure - you get orienteering!
-- best watched in full HD / 1080p --

licensed soundtrack
for war by ADN Compositions

pictures 100% taken
by GoPro Hero 3 Black

// for further information about orienteering visit //

Orienteering World Cup Final 2017: Middle distance highlights

Middle distance of World Cup Final in Orienteering 2017 in Switzerland

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West Midlands Orienteering League 2017 - Badgerslade (Cannock Chase)

Orienteering race in wonderful Cannock Chase woods! Green course - 3.9 km 11 cp. Mistakes on 2. and 10. cp, and 6. cp was in wrong place.
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Orienteering World Cup Final 2018 Prague Knock-Out Sprint men

Presenting European Orienteering Championships Ticino Switzerland 2018

With:
Anders Holmberg
Elisa Bertozzi
Dieter Wolf

By Niccolò Castelli and Mattia Capezzoli

Camera and aerial shooting Mattia Capezzoli
Sound design Julie Odeurs
Produced by Cryms.com and Paranoiko pictures for European Orienteering Championships Ticino Switzerland 2018

with the support of Ticino Film Commission and Agenzia turistica ticinese



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TOVE ALEXANDERSSON | ORIENTEERING IN SPAIN | GPS ORIENTEERING VIDEO

Two legs following Tove Alexandersson on a middle distance orienteering training at a trainingcamp in Guardamar outside of Alicante.

Orienteering - The adventure sport for all!

Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. For further information visit

Orienteering Using a Thumb Compass

How to navigate using map and compass: thumb compass use for orienteering in several settings. Brought to you by Kelsey and Rick.
Wildwood Adventure Outfitters.
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East Midlands Orienteering League 2018 - Byron's Walk (Nottingham)

EM orienteering league - course Green - 3.9 km 12 cp. Hilly and unrunnable (brambles) area. Fight to 3. 4. 7. 10. and 12. cp (lost the fight to last checkpoint).

London City Orienteering Race 2018

11th London City Race in the City and South Bank. Urban orienteering through tourists, along tunnels and narrow streets and across bridges in London! Newcomers course - 4.1 km 20 cp. Huge mistakes on 6. and 9. cp.

How to Orienteer

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Orienteering is a sport that uses a compass and map to navigate through a landscape. Polish your skills while having fun.

Step 1: Register
Register for the orienteering course. You will be given a map, a control description, and a control card. You will also be given the option of renting a compass if you have not brought your own.

Tip
The control description describes features such as the path, a junction in the path, or a large rock where each control, or destination, can be found.

Step 2: Use the map
Use the map to determine which direction you need to head to reach your first control. Turn the compass housing so that your direction aligns with the direction-of-travel arrow on the compass's housing.

Step 3: Hold the compass
Hold the compass level in your hand so that the needle can turn. Turn the compass so that the needle aligns with the grid lines on the housing.

Tip
Be sure the north end of the compass needle is pointing north. Otherwise you will head off in the opposite direction to which you intend.

Step 4: Proceed in the indicated direction
Proceed in the direction the travel arrow is pointing.

Step 5: Punch your control card
Use the punch to mark your control card when you reach your destination. This will prove you have visited the control. Visit all controls before the other orienteer and win the game.

Did You Know?
Orienteering began in Scandinavia in the 19th century.

Orienteering Chewton Australia

Much confusion to control 1 when I came off the track too early. Got better after that.

EOC 2018 - Sprint

European Orienteering Championships 2018 - Sprint
Mendrisio, Switzerland

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