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Orienteering

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I really like it, we do it regularly. I think it might be what got me into archaeology. That probably sounds a bit strange I guess but it's all about followng clues in the landscape.

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Used to love treasure and scavenger hunts too.

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Used to love treasure and scavenger hunts too.

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Yes all good.

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Is it still done with grid maps and compass? Or is everything GPS now?

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Is it still done with grid maps and compass? Or is everything GPS now?

No that would be cheating, lol. My school doesn't do it that way, anyway.

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No that would be cheating, lol. My school doesn't do it that way, anyway.

If you used GPS you'd prabably end up on the 9 o'clock news.... being rescued by Prince Andrew in his helicopter.

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If you used GPS you'd prabably end up on the 9 o'clock news.... being rescued by Prince Andrew in his helicopter.

:)

Sounds cool.

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Sounds cool.

Aye... I was thinking that too, after I posted it. Sounds better than the actual orienteering... lol

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Aye... I was thinking that too, after I posted it. Sounds better than the actual orienteering... lol

Not sure I'd go quite that far :)

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Not sure I'd go quite that far :)

How about if Harry rescued you?

;)

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How about if Harry rescued you?

;)

Prefer Wills B)

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Prefer Wills B)

tsk tsk.. he's a married man, fgs. lol

Back on topic...

Are you made to run even when it's wet, windy and cold?

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tsk tsk.. he's a married man, fgs. lol

Back on topic...

Are you made to run even when it's wet, windy and cold?

Unfortunately, yes. :cry:

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Okay after trying to follow this thread, I guess I don't know what orienteering is.:unsure: Bing, here I come!

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Okay after trying to follow this thread, I guess I don't know what orienteering is.:unsure: Bing, here I come!

It's wandering around in the middle of nowhere all day and night, freezing cold and having no idea where you are or how to get back... :)

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Okay I was mostly familiar with orienteering. I just didn't know it was a race. Thanks! :tu:

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