Beginner's Guide

Orienteering is what's called a lifetime sport; there's something for everyone to enjoy, regardless of age or experience. Most events provide courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Everyone has to start somewhere! In this section, you'll learn about:

You should also check out our FAQ section -- some of the most common beginner questions are answered there.

For other points of view, and online stories published about orienteering, visit our media page with links to these articles. For example, here's a useful article for beginners.