Vote for Course of the Year 2021 Now!


What was the best orienteering course of 2021? Set up your personal Top 5 List from the nominated maps – and win prizes from our sponsors! The nominated maps have been chosen based on submissions from the readers and some of the world’s top orienteers. Now YOU can choose “The Course ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 19 2021


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2021 is another Sprint leg. This Sprint leg is from Team Latvia’s training towards the European Orienteering Championships. The city is Talsi and course setter was Olli-Markus Taivainen. Thanks a lot to Janis Tamuzs for the tip and for preparing analysis. The leg in question is from ...

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– The terrain in Czech Republic was unbeatable this year


With only one day left to suggest a course for the “Course of the Year 2021″, it is time to introduce a few of the great courses the world orienteering elite enjoyed in Czech Republic while preparing for WOC 2021. This time we asked Tim Robertson of New Zealand about ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 18 2021


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2021 is from a World Ranking Event Long distance taking place at the ski resort La Plagne, in an Alpine French terrain. The race was also used as a selection race for World Cup in Italy for the French team, and most of the best ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 17 2021


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2021 is a leg from the Finnish Champs Long distance – a leg with a lot on spreading of the runners. Can you spot the route which would be fastest for you here? Thanks a lot to Miika Kirmula for the tip! We already had a ...

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Course of the Year 2021: Last chance to add suggestions!


[See all nominations here] Saturday December 18th is the last chance to add suggestions to “Course of the Year 2021″. We already got more than 40 nominations in the comments to the intro article  – most of these are high quality courses which will be part of the voting in “Course of the Year 2021″. Based on ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 16 2021


Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2021 is from Euromeeting – a long leg in alpine terrain at Bettmeralp in Switzerland. Thanks a lot to Christoph Salzmann for the tip! The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think about ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 15 2021


Lean back and get some coffee for one of the absolute highlights of this edition of Route to Christmas! Today’s leg is a long leg from the Swedish Junior Championships Ultralong for juniors – with no less than 310 combinations of partial routechoices! Thanks a lot for Simon Hector for ...

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Howald’s Course of the Year: Idre Fjäll & Czech Republic


–   It was pure orienteering, from the first to the last meter. A brutal long distance in special terrain. The course offered many challenges. This is how Swiss top orienteer Florian Howald describes his choice for the Long distance course of 2021. Read on for more about this course, and ...

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