The meeting point is outside the park shop/cafe by the outdoor tables.
Two experienced coaches will introduce you to the basics of orienteering:
- Understanding the Orienteering map. Colours, symbols, distance. contours.
- Explaining about controls (checkpoints)
- Orientating the map and tips on keeping in touch with your exact position.
- How to use a typical timing device that checks you have completed the course correctly.
- Test the skills you have learned on some simple exercises.