September 20, 2019 by Bob Forgrave
Who we are: If you like being outside and exploring nature, then orienteering is the sport for you. Using just a map, a compass, and keen observation, participants navigate through a course of pre-set checkpoints in a park. Along the way, participants develop better navigational skills, greater leadership confidence, and a deeper appreciation for the outdoors. Orienteering is a family-friendly activity, fun for all ages and for everyone from hikers to competitive runners. Cascade Orienteering Club is one of the […]
October 16, 2017 by Bob Forgrave
One of our most popular, family-friendly events, this is making its first appearance at Robinswood Park in Bellevue, Saturday, October 28. For timing and other info, see the event page. You have 24 checkpoints to find, at dusk and beyond. You have a map, a flashlight…and “vampires” in the park! An orienteering vampire is someone with an official red flashlight who can swap your progress card for that flashlight—and you become the vampire, looking for someone fast!
Choose Your Adventure
March 17, 2017 by Bob Forgrave
Events will appear over time on our home page throughout the year, but here in one place is our entire year’s listing of Cascade events. Print it, share it, and get your friends involved in these four great event series: Ultimate Series: The best Washington terrain for navigation events, sometimes with a road trip. Wednesday Evening Series: Laid back navigation events at local parks, finishing with a barbecue. Choose Your Adventure Series: Mass start, any order–our most social navigation events. […]
Choose Your Adventure School League (WIOL) Ultimate Orienteer Wednesday Evening Winter Series