Getting Started |
Regional Clubs |
Online Communities |
Equipment and Services |
- What is Orienteering?
(maintained by Heather Williams): Lots of great general information - map symbols, how
to read a clue sheet, example course on a map, compasses, controls, and more.
- International Orienteering Federation (IOF):
IOF's official page, information on Orienteering, events, magazines, other O-links.
- Orienteering USA:
List of US Orienteering clubs, contacts, and links to their web pages.
- International Rogaining Federation:
Information on the sport of Rogaining world wide.
- Scout Orienteering:
Orienteering Resources for Scouts.
- Orienteering USA Rules for Orienteering Competition:
The official source.
- IOF Symbol Quiz:
An online interactive quiz for learning or reviewing the IOF symbols, designed by Dennis Toms.
Regional Orienteering Clubs
- Attackpoint (maintained by Ken Walker, Jr.): For serious orienteers. Like to compare splits after a race? Want to exchange training wisdom with other athletes? Interested in tracking your fitness against other orienteers? Need motivation?
- TheWaterStop (maintained by John Frederickson): an online community for Junior Orienteers in North America.
- Mike Eglinski's Orienteering Blog: Something interesting almost every day.
Videos and Training Material
Orienteering Equipment and Services
- REI.com (affiliate link):
One place to find compasses, clothing, and outdoor gear. And it's a cooperative, too! REI credits 5% of the purchase to MNOC as a donation.
- 866-Gaiters: Orienteering equipment.
- A & E Orienteering: Anything and everything for orienteering!
- The Compass Store: Having trouble finding a compass?
- Harding Cartographics: computerised map-making and design of permanent orienteering courses for nature centers, parks, and schools in the Upper Midwest.
Please let us know if you have other links that you feel would be of interest.
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