Most recent posts in Thinking aloud

Random posts that are related to the Club or Orienteering that club members want to share with each other.

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Rushmore planning

Over the last year I have increasingly heard that great woodlands and heathlands previously used for orienteering in our region are no longer accessible, either because of inappropriate nature conservation constraints, change of ownership or being over-run with brambles. Rushmore on the other hand, with the support from the estate, has proven an exception. That’s […]

Orienteering Score Event Sequencing

Weekend events included a local at Avon Heath Country Park, an area the local clubs use regularly and venue of one of the Permanent Courses belonging to Wimborne. I wrote about sequencing a while ago, saturdays event give another twist to the way that my sport always keeps you interested in Navigation at Speed. Score events as you know […]

“Forest Challenge” Orienteering Board Game

Alan Brown of Gloucester Orienteering Club has asked us to publicise this unusual board game, it may make a useful Christmas Present.                    Click on the following link for more information            O Game

Orientbeering 03 June

SATS week is quiet time for a jolly post. Charlie the Bikemonger has been saying to me for years I should set up an Orientbeering activity. I have. Poolemouth has a great burgeoning brewpub scene run by enthusiastic people who love their beer and homegrown products. Even though G.B is a drink at home nation […]

Spring O in Sussex (in the 90s)

Having recently bought a weekend tent, we plan to attend SO “Sunny Sussex” orienteering weekend in May with 2 days in woodland near Arundel, and the Chichester urban. The last time I attended a multi-day event in Sussex was as an M17 with SAX at a 3-day badge event in 1993 called “Spring in the […]
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