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2013-08-29 23:26:22

The elite Special Operations Bionic Warriors Team is undertaking its first outdoor sporting competition this September 13-15 in the inclusive Adventure TEAM Challenge in western Colorado from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports. Grand Junction, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 An elite group of Army and Marine Special Operations veterans are undertaking their first outdoor sporting competition with World T.E.A.M. Sports’ September 13-15 Adventure TEAM Challenge in western Colorado. The...

2013-06-21 23:20:59

With so many adventure races emerging, the question becomes, how do I train for this? 212 Health and Performance offers some advice and programs. East Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Adventure races are all the rage right now. Whether it be the Spartan Race, the Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, etc., these obstacle-based races are becoming wildly popular. They are appealing not only to the hardcore exerciser, but also to those just looking to start moving. No matter what shape...

2012-06-01 23:02:21

For a very limited time some new Suunto Ambit GPS watches are available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Currently the watch is sold out through mid-September so this small amount of publicly available stock is not anticipated to last very long. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 The Heart Rate Watch Company is pleased to announce that they have some additional Suunto Ambit GPS watches in stock for a very limited time only. "This has been the most difficult GPS watch on the planet to find...

Latest Orienteering Reference Libraries

2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.