Category: Orienteering

14 February 2014 / / Orienteering

I’ve released a new version (v2.1) of OpenOrienteeringMap today, and there are now three editions – UK (as before), Ireland and Global. An earlier global version existed from 2010 to…

4 September 2013 / / Orienteering

The big urban orienteering event on the streets of London, that Brooner and I started back in 2008, is once again fast approaching. Edition 6 takes place on the 22nd…

8 August 2013 / / Orienteering

It’s late summer, the Scottish 6 Days are over, it’s time for Urban Race Season in the UK! As people return from holiday, and with the forests remain overgrown, late…

6 August 2013 / / Events
5 August 2013 / / Events

I’m just back from six days of top quality orienteering races in Moray, north-east Scotland. As ever, the days were very varied, with three days of forested dunes, two hilly…

3 June 2013 / / Orienteering

An unexpected recent pleasure was being awarded the Bonington Trophy for Services to Mapping, for 2013, by British Orienteering. It was presented to the club in my absence at the…

24 March 2013 / / OpenStreetMap

About a year ago, I mentioned that I would be spending a bit of time rewriting OpenOrienteeringMap (OOM). The web application, which people use to create printable simple “street orienteering”…

17 January 2013 / / Orienteering

Here’s the events I’m aiming to run in for the first half of this year, plus five big weekends in the latter half. *M* = possible Munro trips. Edinburgh Big…

26 October 2012 / / Orienteering
8 August 2012 / / Leisure