Fixed Orienteering Points

Suunnistus-kartta-ja-kompas.jpgFixed orienteering points allow individuals of all fitness levels to practice their orienteering skills at their own pace. Orienteering points are marked on maps that are available for free from citizen’s offices and the Sports and Exercise Services. The location of the points is changed every year. By choosing suitable points, you can plan a course that suits your own timetable and skill level.

Maps
Orienteering points are marked on maps that are available for free from citizen’s offices and the Sports and Exercise Services. The location of the points is changed every year. The points are located in easy or demanding terrain.  By choosing suitable points, you can plan a course that suits your own timetable and skill level.

There are 20 fixed orienteering points near the fitness trail in the Leppävaara Sports Park. The length of the entire course is about 10 km. The terrain in Leppävaara is suitable for beginners. You can wear trainers when the weather is dry. The map scale is 1:10 000.

The fixed orienteering points in Central Park provide a suitable orienteering course for beginners and schoolchildren. The area contains 22 points, and the length of the entire course is about 10 km. The central location of the course allows you to start out from Olari, Puolarmaari or Suna. The map scale is 1:10 000.

There are 15 fixed orienteering points in Karhusuo-Oittaa, and the length of the entire course is about 10 km. The terrain consists of an unbroken, uninhabited forest area. The best shoes are rubber boots. Suitable start points can be found either on the side of Oittaa or Karhusuo. The orienteering points are more demanding than in Leppävaara and Central Park. The map scale is 1:10 000.

Published 2012-02-03 16:28 , updated 2014-01-14 14:51