ORIENTERING IN THE FOREST
For experienced enthusiasts only
The first and only permanent forest orienteering course in Quebec.
Still something new at Parc Régional St-Bernard, in order to satisfy our diverse clientele, we are offering a new sport.
Orienting is a special orienteering map, a compass and it’s off to an outdoor sporting activity, a mental challenge for everyone!
Considered beginner and intermediate, we have more than 35 different routes to familiarize you with orienteering in the forest. Each participant is provided with a compass and a topographic map on which are printed circles locating the checkpoints. Each checkpoint is identified on the ground with a red and white tag
A sport for all par excellence, the Orienteering Course offers great opportunities for leisure, reflection and competition. Alone or with family, from children to veterans, everyone will find what they are looking for: walking in the countryside, discovering their territory, finding the markers, in short, this is a very large-scale rally, produced for the pleasure of young and old
Orienteering originated in Scandinavia in the 19th century as a military exercise. In the form of competition, it appeared in Sweden in 1919 and in 1967 in Quebec.
Today, the International Orientering Federation brings together most of the countries around the world. The activity is now open, please refer to the pricing page to know them. Otherwise call 450-246-2598 , for more information.
Our employees will be happy to explain the intricacies of reading a topographic map and handling a compass. !