orienteer race 1  ***
Long course at NAOC. Much better than yesterday. Still not great, but I'll take it. Spent a lot of time talking out loud, describing my route: up the hill, cross the trail , through the semi-open, look for shallow reenteant. And that seemed to help focus my mind.
Mistake on 5, when I found a near-by control. I should have had confidence of where I was , but instead I climbed a hill to relocate.
Slow to 4 and 11 to make sure I knew where I was.
Big mistake to 14. I think I forgot to look att compass going down the hill. I ended up going off 90 degrees, but it took me a while to figure it out. Kept finding parallel streams, marshes and clearings.
Well, at this rate, I should be on track for a good run tomorrow :)