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Issue: 2015-06-11 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

It is up to the orienteer to choose the routes between controls. The key to staying on track is to look at the map often, because it can take up to three glances before you realize the surrounding terrain is not what you are expecting from the map. more

Jun 11, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-04-23 MAP: courtesy of Wendy Nixon

Who runs through the woods with map and compass, searching for small orange and white flags? That would be a person who is orienteering. This popular Yukon sport combines running or walking and navigation using a map. It is suitable for all ages... more

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Active