The beyond Orienteering event is one that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point.
You will need to move at speed ( except the family event) in a mix of unusual and possibly unfamiliar terrain. Participants will be given a topographical map, a specially prepared orienteering map, which you will use to find control points, at each control point you should punch you control card to show you have visited that point.
All the courses are a mix of stunning Dorset wide open countryside, woodland, pathways and some urban areas (Course specific) of course there are a few hills (Route specific) to slow you down you will need to study your map before the start and plan what you believe will be the fastest route to visit the most control points.Long course
A course set over 21 km squared, with a time limit if 2 hours, scored using 15 control points with a different value (point) added to each.
A course set over 16 km squared, with a time limit of 2 hours, scored using 15 control point with a one point value for each.Family event
A course set over approx 10 km, with a three hour time limit, scored using 10 control points with a one point value for each.
You can walk the course if you want.For more detailed information please look at the individual events