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WoO Christmas O-Quiz: Day 5 2012

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You can’t go wrong by pulling out the compass and running straight here, can you? But can you guess where in the world this map is from? The WorldofO Christmas O-Quiz gives you one map sample each day from December 1st until December 24th. You get one point for each day you guess the correct country for the map sample – can you make it all the way to 24?

Fill out your name, e-mail address and your guess for the country below! For a given day, only answers given between 05:00 CET and 23:59 CET on that day will be counted in the overall score. That means that even if you fill out the form on a later day, your answer will not be counted… You are only allowed to answer ONCE each day!

Correct answer yesterday: Austria

Hard to miss this when it’s my own route choices on the map ;)

The correct answer yesterday was Austria! This was obviously a tricky one – but you all converged towards the right area. 111 chose Austria, 94 Switzerland and 45 Italy. The course shown is from the 4th Day of Tyrol 6 Days 2010 at Waldraster Jöchl. A beautiful area with interesting orienteering. Some comments from today:

  • Hard to miss this when it’s my own route choices on the map ;)
  • I did a 10 minutes mistake here on 6-Days of Tyrol 2010. My control was placed wrong – but just five meters above the right place in the slope. I will never forget my anger I had that day and how much I hated orienteering after that terrible mistake…
  • Italy, Switzerland or Austria I am sure of. Which one? It’s close to impossible to know without having seen the map before. [Italy was chosen. Such a pity.]
  • I was very fast down the summer-rodel-track, wich is marked as forbidden area on this map sample.
  • Looks like Wyoming’s Vedauwoo rock area in the Medicine Bow National Forest. [USA]
  • From the finish you can take this rodelbahn down: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87aL3ifVKZM

Not all of you hit the jackpot on Day 4 – here is the overview over tips:

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