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Discussion: My guess...

in: Aragorn; Aragorn > 2016-02-07

Feb 7, 2016 10:34 PM # 
Is that they will be "bingo" controls... :-\
Feb 8, 2016 1:26 AM # 
Depends how accurately they are mapped. Important that they align correctly from attack points that will be used. (for example road T that pointed slightly left of a point feature when it really should have pointed slightly right.)
Feb 8, 2016 5:47 AM # 
Even accurately mapped, a meter-high object in dark green would be a bingo control...
Feb 8, 2016 4:43 PM # 
I, for one, trust Aragorn's course setting skills.
Feb 8, 2016 7:02 PM # 
I do, too. And in my opinion, probably about half of the time, the phrase 'bingo control' is used to deflect one's own navigational error onto the coursesetter.
Feb 8, 2016 10:10 PM # 
GuyO, you're right about the dark green. There's plenty of it to go around in these parts.
Feb 9, 2016 12:53 AM # 
yes, go around...dip in as quickly and carefully as possible, only when necessary, and then flee. Mike hits it on the head, you definitely want to choose a good AP. We do visit Sebald most years.....
Feb 9, 2016 1:38 AM # 
Even after 30+ years of orienteering, I find thick vegetation very disorienting, and pretty much despise controls that require bashing through it for any distance. Dealing with that crap just isnt fun...
Feb 9, 2016 10:20 PM # 
I couldn't agree more with Guy on that comment.
Feb 10, 2016 10:00 PM # 
Honeysuckle incineration party, anyone?

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