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Orienteering is a sport that combines a variety of physical and mental skills and appeals to people of all ages and fitness levels. In this introductory guide, four well-known competitors explain why they love the sport. The book explains the different levels of events -- cross-country, score, relay, and night orienteering -- for the novice and the advanced athlete. Perfect for the beginner, this book covers every basic detail, from what to wear to how to read a map, use a compass, and cope with different terrain. Covered are the four different types of orienteering recognized by the International Orienteering Federation: foot, ski, mountain bike, and trail orienteering. The book is comprehensively illustrated with maps, map symbols, and full-color photographs. A helpful and inspiring guide for anyone who wants to take up this fascinating sport.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780811720540
Branch Call Number: 796.58 Bra
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps


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