Basic Orienteering taught by New Mexico Orienteers, as part of the City of Albuquerque's Open Space Summer Series.
August is going to be a busy month for New Mexico Orienteers, with field events on August 12 and August 25.
Things are in the works for a meet on August 25th in the east Sandia area. There will be two courses, white and yellow.
This is a real opportunity to expand our membership. There will be scout troops attending this meet to complete some scout merit badge requirements at training sessions provided by NMO.
We are in need of volunteers to assist with training and meet operations. Please let Jerry Boyd (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you can assist.
Event Time:Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
On Sunday, August 12, 2012, New Mexico Orienteers offer a 2-3 hour class in basic orienteering skills at Albuquerque's newest open space The 66 On 66 (the Route 66 Open Space now expanded to 66 acres). NMO member Jerry Boyd and friends have been doing computer GIS and field cartography to prepare a new detailed orienteering map of this exciting new open space and this class will be NMO's first event on this new orienteering map.
This no-fee class is part of the Open Space Summer Series. Pre-registration is required (details below).
Dear New Mexico Orienteers and friends,
In Albuquerque, on the Open Space Summer Series program for Sunday, August 12, is a 2-3 hour class in basic orienteering skills provided by New Mexico Orienteers at The 66 On 66 (expanded from the Route 66 Open Space). NMO has been doing GIS and field cartography to prepare a new detailed map of this exciting new 66 acre open space and this class will be NMO's first event held on this new orienteering map.
Basic orienteering skills include the following:
* read the map legend
Event Time:Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
The upcoming June 9th orienteering meet will be using pre-registration.
This is necessary as there will be a remote start and pre-printed maps will be used.
Meet fees , membership renewals and new member applications will be collected at the registration table on meet day. Checks are accepted. Please make them out to New Mexico Orienteers.
Please let me know via email at email@example.com if you are planning on attending and provide data (see below).
New Mexico Orienteers is warming up for 2012. To whet your appetite here are some April orienteering events hosted by our nearest neighbor clubs in Arizona, Colorado, and Texas.
Saturday, April 7, 2012 in Colorado
Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 2012, Arizona
Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Arizona
It was a fabulously beautiful day in the mountains south of Tijeras for an orienteering meet! NMO was asked to join with NM Adventure Racing Club for this event. Courses included White, Yellow, Orange, and Green Orienteering courses, a Mountain Bike Orienteering course (which didn’t have any takers), and a 4-hr Adventure Race which included a mountain bike course and the Green Orienteering course.
NMO is co-hosting a meet on Saturday, October 1st with the NM Adventure Racing Club. The Orienteering meet will consist of White, Yellow, Orange and Green courses. There will also be a 4hr "Sport" Course Adventure Race entailing mountain biking, trekking and orienteering.
Meet Site is at the Oak Flats picnic area in the Cibola National Forest. Start times are from 10 am to 1 pm. (select "Read More" for more details)