Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Yesterday's race at Wallace


I ran a local event on a new map of a new area. While it was fun to be in new terrain, my orienteering was a bit sloppy. I had some good moments, but I had too many legs where I was running and reading rather than reading and running.

Before I ran the course above, I ran a sprint relay. 3 x 1 km. It was a really nice format and a fun course. I did something a bit strange, though. I skipped a control. I think I just folded my map wrong as I came to a control and then ran. Things didn't fit right as I left the control, but I could see a big clearing in the distance and didn't think much of it. I should probably be angry at myself, mostly I'm just surprised. Never thought I'd do something like that.
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posted by Michael | 6:37 PM


What type of base map is "Kevin Shipley"?
Kevin is the guy in the PTOC club who put the basemap together. I'm guessing he used a mix of aerial photos from the county and USGS contours.

Thanks. That is what the contours look like.
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