Route to Christmas: Day 5 2020

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In today’s Route to Christmas we travel to one of the most interesting orienteering countries, Switzerland.  The chosen leg  from the Swiss Champs Long distance, and the tip again comes from Jonas Wäfler. The forest is typically “Mittelwald” with many paths/roads, and variable runnability in the forest (white being fast, though). The leg ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 4 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is a long and interesting leg from the Swedish Championships Long distance. Thanks a lot to Jonas Wäfler for the tip! The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think about how you would ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 3 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is an interesting long leg from Hungary. The chosen race is the Hungarian Champs Long distance, and this time we look at the women’s course. Thanks a lot to Zsófia Sárközy and Tibor Vári – both suggesting this very interesting course. Course setter is elite ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 2 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is from interesting sandstone terrain in the Czech Republic. This time we study the Czech Championships Middle distance – with several international stars on the startline – based on a tip by Ladislav Semrad.  The leg is quite short – but gives you the ...

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Route To Christmas: Day 1 2020

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Ready for some pre-Christmas fun? Today we start the traditional Route to Christmas here at World of O with an interesting route choice leg from the Norwegian Championships Long distance, organized close to Trondheim. The international orienteering season 2020 has been nearly non-existent due to Covid-19, and we also already used 100 ...

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Route To O-Season 2020: Day 100 (Final day)

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With the orienteering season slowly starting up everywhere these days, it is finally time to conclude the Route to O-Season 2020 series after 100(!) days. Today’s leg is a special one with some history and culture in it. Early in “Route to O-Season” Finnish mapmaker Jussi Silvennoinen, a mapmaker for several Jukola ...

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Route To O-Season 2020: Day 99

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Today’s leg in Route to O-Season 2020 is another sample from the Norwegian Mapant-project. This time we travel all the way to the southern edge of Norway, to Lindesnes.  Note! There may be “real” orienteering maps in this area, but I could not find any recent ones. The leg is as ...

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Route To O-Season 2020: Day 98

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Today’s leg in Route to O-Season 2020 is a small celebration of the Norwegian “Mapant-project” – an orienteering map covering large parts of Norway following in the footsteps of mapant.fi for Finland. The first version of Mapant.no, covering around 50% percent of Norway,  is set to be published before summer. Read more ...

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Route To O-Season 2020: Day 97

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In today’s leg in Route to O-Season 2020 we continue with our Jukola focus, but this time the leg is from an unofficial “replacement relay” for Jukola, the Impivaaran Viesti. Thanks to Caj Snickars for the tip! Here is Snickars’ description of the relay: The relay concept was interesting as it ...

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