Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Don't read the map on the run


Sometimes you don't want to read the map while moving. Thacher, where the U.S. long and short champs were held a couple of weeks ago, was one of those places.

Parts of the forest at Thacher were pitted with holes. If you didn't pay attention to where you put your feet, you could easily take a wicked fall.

I shot a couple of short (and low resolution) videos after I ran. Both are from the area around control 7 (Peter's routes are shown). The brown hatched marks indicate the limestone pavement areas. The first video shows the typical holes. The second video shows an especially scary one.

posted by Michael | 7:34 PM


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