Links & Resources

Introduction to orienteering

Way cool orienteering websites

Attackpoint, a social network
Catching features, an online game used by clubs, scouts, and schools to teach map reading and orienteering skills
Fortnet ICD quiz, multilingual online quiz to help orienteers learn International Control Descriptions (clue symbols)
Fortnet map quiz, online quiz to help orienteers learn orienteering map legend colors and symbols

Sanctioning Organizations

O-USA - Orienteering USA, formerly the United States Orienteering Federation
IOF - International Orienteering Federation

Meet Director's Resources

Instructions and guidance for setting, directing, etc
Clue - software for writing control descriptions
IOF control descriptions
IOF Rules and Guidelines
OCAD - Mapping Software
Purple Pen - Freeware for making orienteering course maps, control descriptions ("clue sheets"), and master punch cards
Virtual binder

NMO Website Resources

Website is in the Drupal content management system. Newsletter tool is Simplenews.

Making an Orienteering Map

Mapping standards - International Standards for Orienteering Maps
Junior Mapper's Guide - Georgia Orienteering Club
IOF Instructor's Kit for O-mapping courses
OCAD- Mapping Software
Digital GIS Data - by State - Publicly available digital mapping data
Mapping Yahoo Group - A discussion group for orienteering mappers

Other orienteering in and near New Mexico

New Mexico

New Mexico Adventure Racing Club, based in Albuquerque

Colorado

Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club, mostly front range between Colorado Springs and Denver

Arizona

Tucson Orienteering Club
Greater Phoenix Orienteering Club

Texas

North Texas Orienteering Association, Dallas/Fort Worth area
NEISD JROTC, San Antonio TX

Orienteering Suppliers

866gaiters.com
A&E Orienteering
The Compass Store
REI Co-Op
Scarborough Orienteering

Orienteering Equipment Manufacturers

Brunton
Moscompass
Silva / Tech4o
Suunto

Orienteering physical fitness

Orienteering injuries

Funny stuff

Orienteering horoscope
Orienteering jokes