Orienteering race 1:23:17  *** 4.5 km (18:30 / km) +145m 15:56 / km
spiked:9/12c shoes: Jala Jukola Spider 6 #3
Green course at Rocky Woods, usually known as "tick central" but I haven't noticed any yet (yay!). Hope I don't find any strays. Didn't need a longer course after the race yesterday, and I could feel my legs so took it slow through the thick woods. Only had a problem with one control (a boulder in an area with a lot of smaller unmapped ones...). Nice course by Jeff S. (and a 1:10000 map!).
EDIT: FR = 5.915 km covered, 145m climb
From Start/Finish two lines headed vaguely toward the north, one just east of the North line, and the other NNW at about 15-20 degrees. Started navigating toward the eastern one, but it turns out that was towards 11, not 1, but that's the route I wanted to take anyway (1 was a long leg). :-) Getting used to the mapping on the way to 1, thought it took me until about 9 or 10 until I thought I understood the mapping style (rock VERY generalized with some considerable-sized boulders not there and some others perhaps undersized). Base from an older 1:15000 version done years ago, with more recent updates by Jeff. A work in progress... Visibility is low in may areas due to small pine saplings blocking the view.
A bit off/uncertain to 2, but heading generally in the right direction; should have just pounded out to the trail and then found the form-line hill. Didn't go far enough to 3 and turned around to relocate. To 6 I think I climbed a hill too early, but found the point okay. 7 was in a reentrant that was full of pine saplings; I was standing 8-10 m away but couldn't see the flag. Saw someone off to my left so checked that way and there it was. Fine day, not too lost, and slowish because of sore legs and warm temps (low-mid 80s?). A lovely way to spend Mother's Day!