Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Sweet terrain!


Aspleaf posted a little clip of one of my all-time favorite places to orienteer -- Karsta (it is north of Stockholm). To be correct, I should put a little tiny circle above the first "a" in Karsta. But, I'm not sure how to do that on my non-Swedish keyboard.

This is the sort of terrain that is really fun to run through. The technique is straightforward -- run mostly straight, while keeping track of where you are and where you are going. It is easier said that done (check out Aspleaf's little adventure at the 3rd control).

My first time at Karsta was a night training session. When I finished the course, I was suprised I'd found my way around (and so were the other people in the club).

posted by Michael | 6:37 PM


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