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M-A Freshmen Win Bronze Medal at U.S. Interscholastic Championship in Orienteering

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch, Menlo-Atherton High School, on Apr 22, 2009

During the 2008/9 season the Menlo-Atherton High School team beat last year’s champion Monta Vista High School from Cupertino and won the Bay Area Interscholastic Championship in Orienteering.

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Posted by uninformed
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:45 am

What is Orienteering?


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Posted by Manfred Kopisch
a resident of Menlo-Atherton High School
on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:00 am

Manfred Kopisch is a registered user.

In orienteering, "the thinking sport", you use a map and compass to navigate a course through unfamiliar terrain. This can be done as a competitive cross-country race or as a leisurely walk in the woods. People of all ages enjoy orienteering either as individuals or as a family or group going out on the course together.


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