- Compass Sport
Britain's national orienteering magazine. Full event coverage with
North by the Moon
Shows 2 methods of finding north by the moon.
To Use a Compass
An illustrated compass tutorial. It teaches how to use a compass in
several lessons. From an easy introduction to how to find the way in
dense fog or if you haven't got a compass. Also contains suggested exercises.
Includes general facts about Hungary, council members of the Hungarian
Orienteering Federation, list of local Federations and clubs, links
to Hungarian orienteers, results, profiles of the Hungarian National
Team, 2000 and 2001 Hungarian Cup results, clickable local maps, Hall
of Fame, and related links.
Compass from "How Stuff Works"
Illustrated tutorial explains magnetic compass operation and shows
how to make your own compass.
Reading and Land Navigation
Online manual on map reading and land navigation based on US Army
training materials which includes instructions on maps, compasses and
other navigational aids.
Extensive coverage of navigation, not only for orienteering.
With Map and Compass
Links to resources that deal with navigation.
Produces multi-discipline, muscle powered adventure races in the
Information on the sport and the skills needed to play it. Includes
diagrams and pictures.
- Orienteering and
Rogaining Home Page
The oldest of the large orienteering pages on the net. This page has
been around for more than six years.
for the Young
A booklet about orienteering by James Baker. It explains in several
pages how a course for beginners are made.
- Orienteering in
Clubs, fixtures, results, news, magazine, forum and links are provided,
as well as an explanation of the sport and details of the Irish Orienteering
Provides information about the sport of orienteering. In addition,
it describes the program and map making services offered by Orienteering
Journal of Orienteering
Abstracts of articles included in the journal and subscription information.
Also describes how to contribute to the periodical.
Information about Slovak Orienteering in English by Juraj Petrinec.
Terrain descriptions, news, archives, contacts, and links.
Offers orienteering training events throughout the US. Specializes in
school programs, teacher training seminars and corporate team building.
Contact information and explanation of services.
Western Orienteering and Land Navigation Adventure Company
Field trips with instruction in map, compass, and Global Positioning
Systems. Teaches bearings, triangulate, plot co-ordinate grids, compensate
for declination and read topographic maps.
Description of the sport, as well as map legends, contol symbols
and how to teach the game.
Survival: Field-Expedient Direction Finding
Describes how to use the sun and shadows for determining direction
with illustrations. Also includes information on how to use the stars
for finding direction and making an improvised compass.
An extensive index of orienteering sites maintained by Norwegian orienteer