What do i need to know about orienteering
Whats the aim of the Activity?

The aim of the activity is to navigate yourself or your team around an orienteering course using a map, collecting markers as you go. Our team of qualified and experienced instructors will help you gain the skills with which to learn how to read a map and how to decipher map symbols and learn there meanings.

What does the activity include?

The activity includes all specialist equipment, waterproof clothing and instruction.

Where does the experience take place?

We have many venues throughout the North West of England, mainly in Lancashire and the Lake District.

What should I wear?

Wear something warm like a fleece. Clothing should preferably be something old, footwear should ideally be boots or shoes with a grip, but trainers with grip will do as a last resort.

How long should I allow for this experience?

Our sessions last for 3 hours from start to finish including setting up time.

When does the activity take place?

We have many venues throughout the north west of England, mainly in Lancashire and Cumbria.

Are there any restrictions?

There are no real restrictions, for individuals with disabilities we will complete a confidential risk assessment and will choose a venue to suit your needs.

What about the weather?

The weather would need to be really bad to stop an orienteering session.

Can I bring spectators?

Orienteering is not really a spectator sport.

What else do I need to know?

We are happy to advise you and give answers to any questions on anything you need to know before making a booking, please give our friendly staff a call on 01257474467 or e-mail us at info@adventure21.co.uk.