Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Corridor orienteering


Corridor orienteering seems like a good way to make use of maps you're familiar with. I ran a corridor course at SMP today and it felt like a different area.

Everytime I prepare a corridor course I search around the house for the O' Sport magazine with instructions for preparing the course in OCAD. Then I give up and play around with OCAD for a while until I remember how to do it.

For future reference:

1. File, New, Course setting for orienteering.
2. Template, Open and then pick the map you want as a template.
2. Set the course.
3. Use the "background control description" symbol in the course setting area to white out parts of the map.
4. Print and run.

posted by Michael | 4:27 PM


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