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Friday, March 30, 2012

Up for testing an orienteering class?

Do you like to exercise and be outside in the nature?
We would like to organise an orienteering class for international students in Borås.
Are you interested in participating and testing your navigation skills combined with exercising in the natural sourroundings of Borås?
Please let us know latest April 11 if you would like to join! Contact internationalstudent@hb.se

Date: 19 April
Time: 6 pm
Cost: small fee for a topographical map, tbc
Prerequisites: sports outfit
* The event is subject to sufficient interest of participation.

What is Orienteering?
Orienteering is a sport requiring navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in unfamiliar diverse terrain while moving at speed. Participants receive a usually specially prepared orienteering map indicating control points that need to be passed before reaching the goal.

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