Orienteering Exercises - GPS evaluation

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GPS evaluation Exercises

Corridor orienteeringA corridor is drawn on the map, and the runner is to be inside the corridor at all times. The difficulty of the exercise can be adjusted by varying the width of the corridor, the terrain, the intensity etc. It is best to use GPS for evaluation of the exercise.Compass, Map reading, Flow, GPS evaluation
Follow the contourCourse where only a single contour is shown between controls (or between some of the controls). Good to use GPS in evaluation of the training.Contours, GPS evaluation
GPS Distance evaluationBuild up an accurate feeling for distance evaluation in different terrain types using your GPS. Try to run a specified distance in the forest (without looking at your map or GPS), e.g. 100 meters, and check your GPS when you think you have run this distance. Repeat in different terrain types / on paths etc.Distance evaluation, GPS evaluation
No-map compass trainingA course on a white sheet of paper with only the course drawn (no details at all).Compass, Distance evaluation, GPS evaluation
Step countingDistance evaluation through step counting. Measure a distance on the map (e.g. 100 meters), and run the same distance in different terrain types and count your steps. Repeat until you get familiar with how many steps you need for a certain distance.Distance evaluation, GPS evaluation