Mapping Articles

Forbidden features

Get confused between crossable and uncrossable (forbidden to cross) features when you’re charging through a Sprint event or tackling a Colour-Coded event?  Well here is a really informative article that helps to clarify these tricky issues that still catch out experienced orienteers.  Thanks to Adrian Zissos of Calgary, Canada for permission to link to his article here.  This links to the barebones website where you can pick up some other interesting articles.

SAOF Level 1 Mapper Course (2012)

As part of their Expansion Plan, the SAOF held two mapping courses at the beginning of December 2012 to teach basic map making skills.  To read the full story, click here.

Make a simple map in 2hrs

On a family weekend away, you can draw a simple orienteering map using pacing.  Then you can put on some courses for your kids!  To read the full story, click here.

SAOF Level 1 Mapper Course (2010)

The SAOF held a successful Level 1 Mapper’s course at Camp Delta on the 4th December 2010. Twenty six keen participants were instructed in the art of making simple orienteering maps. To read the full story, click here.


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