Orienteering is a combination of running and navigating. With the help of a map and a compass, the control points have to be found in the quickest time possible. Orienteering is not just about locating points on map using the best possible route, it is about engaging the mind and body at the same time. Orienteering can be a leisure walk, jog or run in any environment. Is is the ideal fun and active family bonding experience where parent and child can learn the basic orienteering skills and techniques.
Fun Fact - Orienteering first gained popularity's a military exercise in the 19th century
Fun Fact - Orienteering gained popularity with the development of more reliable compasses.
Try out Orienteering today!
Here are a few tips to get you started!
THINGS YOU WILL NEED
- Sturdy shoes
- Comfortable attire – T-shirt and shorts