The Orienteering Club for York, Scarborough, Ryedale and Selby

Jargon Buster

Like all sports and activities, orienteering has its own lexicon of jargon and specialist expressions.

The following links will help to dispel any confusion.

Jargon Busterlink to a comprehensive list courtesy of Surrey based orienteering club. Mole Valley (opens in new window)

Beginners guide to Orienteering by Oli Johnson (of South Yorkshire Orienteers) on the Planet Fear website.  (opens in new window).   This guide is particularly suited to those who already run, or climb, or otherwise enjoy keeping fit in the outdoors but are yet to try orienteering.