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Highland Recreation Area - Southeast Michigan Orienteering Club O-Meet

From May 24, 2014 12:00 pm until May 24, 2014 3:00 pm Save to calendar

At Highland Recreation Area 3201-3219 South Duck Lake Road, Highland Township, MI 48356, USA

Posted by William Schrack

igor.guskov@gmail.com

734-256-4561

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_36576_48489-324211--,00.html

Categories: Michigan (MI)

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Orienteering is a sport that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain. Participants are given a map, usually a specially prepared orienteering map, which they use to find control points. At a standard O-meet, orienteers must visit each control point on the course in the order indicated. The winner for each course is the person who successfully visits each control point on the course in the shortest time. There are courses for all skill levels. You have three hours to complete your course, so you may want to begin closer to noon. To avoid an unnecessary search and rescue operation, you must check in with the Meet Director after you come back even if you did not finish your course! Free instruction is available at all meets, just ask when you sign in. You may rent a compass for a nominal fee with a deposit of your driver's license or car keys. Detailed topographic maps are available at each meet. For more information, including where to meet within the park, contact Igor Guskov at igor.guskov@gmail.com or 734-256-4561 or visit www.michigano.org or www.smoc-runs.com


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