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My most common orienteering mistake is...

losing my location on the map
6% (1 vote)
not connecting features on the map with features in the terrain
31% (5 votes)
getting too tired to think properly
31% (5 votes)
not checking the control numbers
6% (1 vote)
not knowing how far to go
25% (4 votes)
Total votes: 16

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I actually think "none of the above." I put getting tired because I know that I'm more likely to make mistakes tired, but I really think my most common mistake is probably incorrectly connecting features on the map with features in the terrain. I almost always feel that I know where I am on the map - I'm just wrong sometimes.

Thanks for your input. I'll be planning some training on all these issues. Definitely at Mt Pinos Saturday afternoon, but probably something in May as well.

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