Navigation in the Wilderness

Learn the life-saving skill of (non-digital) navigation. Backpack with confidence and know the names of all the mountain peaks around.

Orienteering is a sport that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain. Dubbed “The Thinking Sport”, there are festivals and local clubs within California.

Bay Area Orienteering Club
California Orienteering Festival
Desert Orienteering Festival
Gold Country Orienteers
San Diego Orienteering Club
Truckee Orienteering