Orienteering Survival Guide: If this is your first event, you
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Equipment: Wear comfortable running shoes or hiking boots, long
pants or long nylon running pants for protection against underbrush,
eyewear to protect against branches, a watch as there is a time limit (3
hours unless noted otherwise), a whistle to call for help, and a compass.
The compass should be protractor-style with a clear baseplate that can be
purchased at many outdoor and sporting-goods stores for $10-$15.
Water:Water will be available at the start, finish and at
locations on the course. However, all participants are highly encouraged
to carry water to prevent dehydration.