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Welcome to my digital orienteering map archive!

On this site I will publish maps, courses and route choices from orienteering events I have attended.

Ribbe og Loff (08/12/2018)
Saturday 8 December 2018
Category: Competition
Vålerenga, Helge Gisholt
Nice to have this opportinity to move around a bit after spending 25 hours on the trip home from Negril, Jamaica. The change from ...
PWT Cruise 2018 (05/12/2018)
Wednesday 5 December 2018
Category: Competition
Negril, Jamaica
The final marathon event after a long trip: 3 km jogging before the start, 5.5 km running in the (shortened) race and then 2.4 km ...
PWT Cruise 2018 (04/12/2018)
Tuesday 4 December 2018
Category: Competition
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Another hot day, PWT had organized a private opening of a water park so that we could have a race and a place to stay before the f...
PWT Cruise 2018 (03/12/2018)
Monday 3 December 2018
Category: Competition
Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Close to perfect, avoided all the course setter traps and won by several minutes. This was probably the best sprint map of the ent...
PWT Cruise 2018 (02/12/2018)
Sunday 2 December 2018
Category: Competition
Ship race 2, quarter final
Same modified map as for the earlier qualification, ran a duel against a guy from the other qualification course and won that so I...
PWT Cruise 2018 (02/12/2018)
Sunday 2 December 2018
Category: Competition
Ship race 2, qualification
Modifies ship map, two floors were mirror images! Lost a minute by starting on the wrong loop, running to #9 instead of #1, but...
PWT Cruise 2018 (01/12/2018)
Saturday 1 December 2018
Category: Competition
Half Moon Caye, Belize
A bad race in a wonderful setting! The beach area containing the finish and last control was a sea turtle hatching ground so we ha...
PWT Cruise 2018 (30/11/2018)
Friday 30 November 2018
Category: Competition
Puerto Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala
This was the worst map so far, just a Google satellite image, and it turned out that the entire NW quadrant was an armed military ...
PWT Cruise 2018 (29/11/2018)
Thursday 29 November 2018
Category: Competition
Coxen Hole, Honduras
Lost 70 s to the first control because nobody at the start had told me that I should bypass the start triangle and go directly to ...
PWT Cruise 2018 (28/11/2018)
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Category: Competition
Ship race (relay)
This was a 7-person 25-manna style relay onboard the ship, I walked (running on board is strictly forbidden!) the first solo leg, ...
Corn Island (27/11/2018)
Tuesday 27 November 2018
Category: Competition
A tropical rain storm hit us as we lined up for the tender and didn't let up until later in the day. We were on the second tender,...
PWT Cruise 2018 (26/11/2018)
Monday 26 November 2018
Category: Competition
Boca del Drago, Panama
Fun race with photo orienteering for the 1st, 8th and 9th control, I was completely fooled by the fact that there was two identica...
PWT Cruise 2018 (24/11/2018)
Saturday 24 November 2018
Category: Competition
Omar Park, Panama City
+29 degrees, 90% humidity and wet conditions from rain last night turned this into a tough start after the 14 hour flights yesterd...
Ås by Night & Fog Cup 1 (13/11/2018)
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Category: Competition
Bjerkeskogen / Enebakk
OK until the end of the race, I was leading until control 9. I want to thank the organizer, Idar Brekke, who helped me a lot: M...
Veritas Natt (07/11/2018)
Wednesday 7 November 2018
Category: Competition
A nice city/park sprint, but too much running and too little orienteering for me: Dead easy to #1, the reflex marker was visible ...
Veritas Night (31/10/2018)
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Category: Competition
Even after many, many races in this area, both as course planner and as a regular competitor, it is still very hard to make a tota...
Harry Lagert Finale C-Lokal (26/10/2018)
Friday 26 October 2018
Category: Competition
I started 7:31 after the leader, near the end of the chasing start, i.e. the first mass start would go out exactly one minute behi...
Fossum Klubbmesterskap Natt (24/10/2018)
Wednesday 24 October 2018
Category: Competition
Another club Night-O championship, this time it was Fossum who allowed me to start in their race, but this time outside the mass s...
Kjentmannspost 4 (22/10/2018)
Monday 22 October 2018
Category: Training
15 friends turned up for the last planned hike this fall, including a nice bonfire near Vardetjern which we used to grill sausages...
Blodslitet H60 (20/10/2018)
Saturday 20 October 2018
Category: Competition
Borge Varde
Felt quite fresh on the starting line, took the lead into the forest and lost the indistinct path I had aimed for. Lost 20 sec and...
Oppsal Night-O club championship (16/10/2018)
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Category: Competition
Since I'm the course planner for the Harry Lagert Night-O tomorrow I can't run there, so I asked Oppsal if I could start in their ...
Harry Lagert 4 C - Lokal (10/10/2018)
Wednesday 10 October 2018
Category: Competition
Sognsvann Vest, Nydalens SK
Two significant time losses, otherwise OK: Decided immediately to take the safe route to #1, it was probably the fastest as wel...
KM Natt H50 (09/10/2018)
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Category: Competition
Brannfjell, Bækkelaget
Mass start county Night-O championship for everyone over 50, so I competed against guys up to 11 years younger than me. Slightly ...
Fränkels Kanna (06/10/2018)
Saturday 6 October 2018
Category: Competition
Delsjö, Göteborg, ROSIG
Won the orienteering part of the yearly Oslo vs Gothenburg reserve officer team match: I picked up team mates who had started bef...
Harry Lagert Bonus C - Lokal (03/10/2018)
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Category: Competition
Mass start Night-O with a very long first leg: There was at least three major route alternatives all starting in the same directio...
Skumringskampen #3 (01/10/2018)
Monday 1 October 2018
Category: Competition
Aukeåsen, Torvbråten Skole
Ran this race even though I had already trained earlier in the afternoon: The weather was very nice & dry and the forecast for the...
Poengjakta (30/09/2018)
Sunday 30 September 2018
Category: Competition
Borgeåsen Porsgrunn
The traditional Points Race in Porsgrunn, this was the 34th instance but the first time I have taken part. I ran in the 30-min ...
Porsgrunn City Race H60 (29/09/2018)
Saturday 29 September 2018
Category: Competition
We ran Porsgrunn City Race in the middle of the Norwegian Mapping Conference, I had some stomach issues but ran mostly OK routes. ...
Militært NM (27/09/2018)
Thursday 27 September 2018
Category: Competition
I ran the Norwegian Military championship between two daytime meetings, mostly OK but a couple of blemishes: OK to #1 & #2, the...
Harry Lagert 2 C - Lokal (26/09/2018)
Wednesday 26 September 2018
Category: Competition
Ran somewhat carefully, without pushing hard in any of the uphills, since I was going to run the Norwegian Military Orienteering c...
Fuglemyrhytta Open (25/09/2018)
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Category: Training
Vettakollen, Sindre Langaas
Sindre created this course to celebrate the opening of the new DNT (The Norwegian Mountain Touring Association) cabin at control #...
Stolpejakt Grålum-Vister (22/09/2018)
Saturday 22 September 2018
Category: Training
Nice hike/run with Tone & Fredrik, we visited 20 fixed "Stolpejakten" ("pole hunting") controls on a very nice day, the weather ha...
Harry Lagert 1 (19/09/2018)
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Category: Competition
I need a few more weeks unfortunately to recover from giving blood (it turned out that I was anemic even before donating), but my ...
WC prolog rerun (15/09/2018)
Saturday 15 September 2018
Category: Training
Kirkebygden, Ivar Maalen
We're visiting the childhood home of two of our friends this weekend, their old house was the finish for the World Cup prolog two ...
OBIK P25 / NK 6 (06/09/2018)
Thursday 6 September 2018
Category: Competition
Grinda, Nydalen
Mistake of the week! Even more tired today, did not find a good route up the first half of the second leg, then OK to 3 & 4. ...
Geoform Rankingløp (05/09/2018)
Wednesday 5 September 2018
Category: Competition
OK training race, still very heavy legs but I'll rest them this coming weekend. Uphill to #1 & 2 (which was slightly misplaced,...
OBIK P24 / AB5 (04/09/2018)
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Category: Competition
I felt horribly stiff jogging to the start today, and I never got up to proper speed on this extremely runnable course. On the lon...
OBIK P23 / NK 5 (30/08/2018)
Thursday 30 August 2018
Category: Competition
Slengfehøgda, Lillomarka
Still too tired (allergies) to run fast but my orienteering is pretty good these days: #1: Direction/contour running to the ope...
KM Stafett H150 (26/08/2018)
Sunday 26 August 2018
Category: Competition
Leg 3
Both Nydalen teams got DSQ'ed today, the first team after winning by almost 5 minutes! On my team our first leg runner (Petter)...
KM Lang H60 (25/08/2018)
Saturday 25 August 2018
Category: Competition
A good race, close to perfect orienteering resulted in a clear County Championship. :-) I won 6 of the 11 splits and was one seco...
OBIK P21 / NK 4 (23/08/2018)
Thursday 23 August 2018
Category: Competition
First test run after my Tue evening toe injury: I had to run very carefully downhill to avoid sliding forwards in my right shoe, b...
Nydalens SK Club Championship (21/08/2018)
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Category: Competition
I knew that I would be unable to follow the faster/younger guys (and ladies!) on this race, particularly since I had just run (and...
Åpent OBIK KM (21/08/2018)
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Category: Competition
This was the corporate county championship so I started even though I also had the Nydalen club championship just two hours later....
Sommarløp (19/08/2018)
Sunday 19 August 2018
Category: Competition
Hard to get started today, was beaten to both #1 & #2 by my old friend (since we were both H15-16 runners in Porsgrunn/Bamble) Arv...
Sommarløpet i Rauland (18/08/2018)
Saturday 18 August 2018
Category: Competition
Holtardalen, Dyre Vaa
A perfect race? I would have liked to be able to run at least a couple of minutes faster (30 sec/km), but I still think this was ...
OBIK P19 (16/08/2018)
Thursday 16 August 2018
Category: Competition
This seems like an obvious pattern now: I orienteer very nicely to all the controls, except one which looks to be easy and where ...
Geoform Rankingløp 11 (15/08/2018)
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Category: Competition
Very close to perfect orienteering, pretty awful running shape: I tried to tell myself that my bad form at Night Hawk was just ...
Night Hawk Masters 2 leg (11/08/2018)
Saturday 11 August 2018
Category: Competition
First race since Skjærgårdscupen, as usual my running form take a bad dive at the end of summer, most probably due to a seasonal...
Skjærgårdscupen 3 (01/08/2018)
Wednesday 1 August 2018
Category: Competition
Røsholmen, Svein S Jacobsen Way too tired at the end of three very active days: I ran q...
Picking up the controls from last evening's race (01/08/2018)
Nice hike with Tone, Martin & Ann-Hilde, including a swim before the last two controls.
Skjærgårdscupen 2 (31/07/2018)
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Category: Competition
Ran through my own course after all the regular competitors. I tested my secondary route option to #2, lost a bit of time here,...
Skjærgårdscupen 1 (30/07/2018)
Monday 30 July 2018
Category: Competition
Good race, pretty close to perfect except for a 5-10 s time loss because I didn't see the finish line unit. :-) Perfect executi...
WMOC H60A Long Final (13/07/2018)
Friday 13 July 2018
Category: Competition
The penalty for doing a bad forest qualification is that even with a good run in the Middle B final which allowed me to run the A ...
WMOC Long Model Event (11/07/2018)
Wednesday 11 July 2018
Category: Training
Grib skov
I decided to try out this model event map directly after my M60B Middle Final run since it was on the way back to my hotel and it ...
WMOC Middle M60B final (11/07/2018)
Wednesday 11 July 2018
Category: Competition
Tisvilde Hegn
Today I had to run in the B final after my horrible run yesterday, so I had just two targets: a) Qualify for the Long A final b...
WMOC Forest Q M60-5 (updated with race map) (10/07/2018)
Tuesday 10 July 2018
Category: Competition
Tisvilde Hegn
Here is my forest qualification attempt, the conclusion is pretty clear: I have no real idea how I should orienteer in an area lik...
MWOC Model Event (09/07/2018)
Monday 9 July 2018
Category: Training
Tisvilde Hegn
My first time ever in a Sjælland forest so I had to check out the mapping for the Forest Q tomorrow. I started by doing 254, 213...
WMOC H60A final (08/07/2018)
Sunday 8 July 2018
Category: Competition
Significantly better than the qualification but some hesitation and one course setter trap that I ran straight into: 1) I had s...
MWOC Sprint Q M60-4 (07/07/2018)
Saturday 7 July 2018
Category: Competition
Wobbly run with a few mistakes but fast enough to qualify for the A final tomorrow. :-) OK to #1, then I decided that it was too ...
Veritas Sommerløp  (04/07/2018)
Wednesday 4 July 2018
Category: Competition
Another good race, no major mistakes: 1) Ole Kjell Langmyren beat me to the first control but he is a fast runner and it was on...
Gränsjakten 2 H60 (01/07/2018)
Sunday 1 July 2018
Category: Competition
Started first in the second day chase start so my plan was to open as hard as I could while not making any serious mistakes. My...
Gränsjakten 1 H60 (30/06/2018)
Saturday 30 June 2018
Category: Competition
Very high levels of grass pollen and dust on the event field made it much harder to breathe properly today, so my running speed su...
Kjentmannspost 18 (og 15) (28/06/2018)
Thursday 28 June 2018
Category: Training
Another fantastic group hike to fixed controls! Today Oslo was the warmest capitol city in Europe, even warmer than Madrid, but a ...
Veritas Sommerløp 1 (27/06/2018)
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Category: Competition
Today we were back in the same area where I won both races last weekend, so now I wanted to prove that this was no fluke and tried...
O-Festivalen Mellom H60 (24/06/2018)
Sunday 24 June 2018
Category: Competition
One silly mistake, otherwise nearly perfect: The plan was to take the path part of the way to #1 but when I started there was a...
O-Festivalen Lang H60 (23/06/2018)
Saturday 23 June 2018
Category: Competition
Yes! 5 years since my last win in O-Festivalen Long distance and 4 years since I had major ankle surgery I am finally more or less...
O-Festivalen Sprint H60 (22/06/2018)
Friday 22 June 2018
Category: Competition
One of my better sprint races, even though this was almost completely a pure running test. I started 1.5 hours early, due to a ...
OBIK P15 (21/06/2018)
Thursday 21 June 2018
Category: Competition
Didn't know if I should run this race or not, since O-Festivalen starts tomorrow with three races in three days, but I decided to ...
Rankingløp 9 (20/06/2018)
Wednesday 20 June 2018
Category: Competition
Solbergvann, Geoform
Very nearly perfect, and much better running shape: Used paths where possible to the first 5 controls, otherwise very good dire...
OBIK P14 (19/06/2018)
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Category: Competition
My legs were really tired after the tough Jukola weekend but I'm feeling a lot better now after this nice but hilly run: Straight...
Jukola 4th leg (16/06/2018)
Saturday 16 June 2018
Category: Competition
Leg 4
My worst Jukola ever? As the oldest guy on the Nydalens SK Old Boys team (average age about 54.5) I got the shortest leg, nr 4 ...
OBIK P13 (14/06/2018)
Thursday 14 June 2018
Category: Competition
First rain in a month made all the slabs, rocks and cliffs extremely slippery, particularly for me who prefer Inov-8 X-Talon 200 w...
Geoform Rankingløp 8 (13/06/2018)
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Category: Competition
Pretty good in a nice but very steep area, my GPS track recorded over 240 m of ascent on a 4.2 km course, that corresponds to abou...
OBIK P12 (12/06/2018)
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Category: Competition
Lathusåsen, Fossum
I am starting to get into reasonable running shape but I still have to concentrate to avoid mistakes. This will be crucial in a fe...
Varteig Nær-O-løp (10/06/2018)
Sunday 10 June 2018
Category: Competition
Very good race in a difficult area, won my class by 11 (!) minutes and beat most of the younger guys running the same course. I...
KM Middle H60 (09/06/2018)
Saturday 9 June 2018
Category: Competition
Nils Hæstad who has beaten me in most events this year started early today and came in and told of "a 10 min mistake on one contr...
OBIK P11 / NK 3 (07/06/2018)
Thursday 7 June 2018
Category: Competition
Strømsdammen, Heming
My third race in three days, all of them west of Oslo city in rocks, cliffs and partly dense planted spruce, but also some nicer p...
Geoform Rankingløp 7 (06/06/2018)
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Category: Competition
Mostly OK but one almost impossible mistake! Pure running, uphill to #1. Easy direction/contour running down to #2, hit the ...
OBIK P10 / AB 3 (05/06/2018)
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Category: Competition
Jordbærhaugen, Tyrving
No speed today, but since this terrain is infamous as the worst in the Oslo region, I was very happy that the course planner had f...
Jukola training - Blodslitet 2016 H Open rerun (02/06/2018)
Saturday 2 June 2018
Category: Training
I was sick when Blodslitet 2016 took place so I never took part in this race, but now I used the H Åpen course as training for Ju...
OBIK P9 / NK 2 (31/05/2018)
Thursday 31 May 2018
Category: Competition
Mostly OK race: Correct route to #1, then I had a long internal discussion about the route to #2. I wanted to go straight up th...
Geoform Rankingløp nr 6 (30/05/2018)
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Category: Competition
Sognsvann N
Another good Geoform ranking race, won the medium length course by about 5 min due to making less mistakes than the rest. I lost 3...
OBIK P8 / AB2 (29/05/2018)
Tuesday 29 May 2018
Category: Competition
Skriverberget, Haslum
About 30 degrees hot, I wilted after hitting the logged areas after the 2nd control: Very good to #1 & #2, high speed and perfect...
Norwegian Military Championship (24/05/2018)
Thursday 24 May 2018
Category: Competition
This was the standard 3-part competition, starting with running/shooting, then a map-reading run of about 2 km and finally a 4 km ...
Geoform Rankingløp nr 5 (23/05/2018)
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Category: Competition
Started almost first, had a single goal and that was to concentrate on my orienteering since yesterday's race was so bad. I mostly...
OBIK (22/05/2018)
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Category: Competition
Ekerud, Østmarka
Very heavy pollen load today, tried to simplify the orienteering but failed miserably: Just running to #1 to get started, then I ...
Pinseløp dag 2 (20/05/2018)
Sunday 20 May 2018
Category: Competition
Possibly my fastest forest race this year, my speed was obviously helped quite a bit by the fact that we started on top of the gia...
Pinseløpet dag 1 (19/05/2018)
Saturday 19 May 2018
Category: Competition
Felt bad from the start today but I managed to hold everything together for the first three controls: Took the logged area ride i...
Path survey on Papper, Vesterøy, Hvaler (18/05/2018)
Looking for a new area to take our friends who will visit next weekend, Tone & I found unmapped paths exactly where we needed them...
Geoform Bogstad (16/05/2018)
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Category: Competition
I ran this event as a test about two hours before the regular starters, close to perfect until I messed up on the 9th control: #1...
KM Sprint Oslo Akershus (15/05/2018)
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Category: Competition
What a diff'rence a day (or two) makes! I complained that Østfold's Sprint championship on Sunday was somewhat boring; today Tyrv...
AB 1 / OBIK P5 (15/05/2018)
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Category: Competition
Eineåsen / Gommerud
I tried to make a controlled run here since I was going to start in the Oslo area Sprint championship a little bit later in the ev...
Hike to Kjentmannspost 47 (14/05/2018)
Monday 14 May 2018
Category: Training
Fabulous summer weather for the 14 people who turned up for this group hike! We started by climbing up to the watch tower on top ...
Østfold KM Sprint H50 (13/05/2018)
Sunday 13 May 2018
Category: Competition
While spending a long weekend at our summer home in Hvaler my son & I took part in the Østfold county sprint championship in Hald...
FSK Klubbmesterskap H55 (10/05/2018)
Thursday 10 May 2018
Category: Competition
Near-perfect orienteering during the peak of the allergy season: Perfect to #1 & #2, but the terrain around the second control ...
Oslo City Cup Finale (08/05/2018)
Tuesday 8 May 2018
Category: Competition
Maximum pollen allergy load today so my running shape was bad but mostly OK orienteering. OK start to 1 & 2, then I stood stil...
Kjentmannspost 50 (03/05/2018)
Thursday 3 May 2018
Category: Training
12 people this time for the hike to KP50. We had absolutely amazing weather for this hike: After really heavy rains during the ...
Geoform (02/05/2018)
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Category: Competition
Lost 20 sec on the first control when I couldn't find the EMIT unit: It was hidden inside the flag on most controls! OK to #2, th...
Kvistkvaset H170 3 etp. (01/05/2018)
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Category: Competition
(My route here is drawn on top of a map from Knut Helland who ran a different forking, I had a different first control and skipped...
MTB ride with Scott & Matt in the Cupertino hills (23/04/2018)
Mapping data from OpenStreetMap. This was a 20 km MTB ride in the Cupertino hills overlooking SIlicon Valley, using mostly dirt...
Golden Goat (Golden Kid course) (22/04/2018)
Sunday 22 April 2018
Category: Competition
Pacheco State Park, California, BAOC
A mass start race under very tough conditions: 30+ degrees in the shade and pretty much no shade anywhere, tall lush grass (30 to ...
Oslo City Cup #3 (17/04/2018)
Tuesday 17 April 2018
Category: Competition
Ormsund, Bækkelaget
I started very early, before the first official start time because it got very cold on the dock side where the start area was loca...
Solrenningen - Norwegian Spring (15/04/2018)
Sunday 15 April 2018
Category: Competition
It is obvious that I have forgotten how to run a proper compass direction during the last winter, today I was saved from a huge mi...
Vårspretten / Norwegian Spring (14/04/2018)
Saturday 14 April 2018
Category: Competition
No flow today, very happy with a 2nd place finish after Nils E. I ran well towards #1, just 2 seconds faster than Nils but we wer...
Larvik vårløp (postponed due to snow) (08/04/2018)
Sunday 8 April 2018
Category: Competition
Rakke, Larvik OK
Quite happy with this race, I was either best or second-best on almost all the split times, alternating with the winner, Arve Glit...
Oslo City Cup, Løp nr 1 (03/04/2018)
Tuesday 3 April 2018
Category: Competition
Aker Brygge, Nydalens SK
First sprint competition since last year, horribly slow & rusty: I started by forgetting my description holder, so I could not ch...
Ås by NIght & Fog Cup Finale (20/03/2018)
Tuesday 20 March 2018
Category: Competition
I went to the doctor in the morning, he diagnosed sinusitis and put me on a 10-day antibiotics treatment so I realized that I coul...
Ås by Night & Fog Cup #9 (13/03/2018)
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Category: Competition
Tårnåsen, Kolbotn
Second race of the evening: I arrived at the event parking about 40 minutes after finishing the Ski-O event above Holmenkollen, so...
Heming Ski-O (13/03/2018)
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Category: Competition
First race on a busy Tuesday evening, the organizers allowed me to start early in order to allow me to also take part in a Ås by ...
Ås by Night & Fog Cup #6 (06/02/2018)
Tuesday 6 February 2018
Category: Competition
Ås Sentrum
Ran out of the map to #4, even though I checked my compass several times while crossing the snow-covered field! This cost me 2+ mi...
Open iT Global Summit Sprint (20/01/2018)
Saturday 20 January 2018
Category: Training
Canyon Cove, Phillipines
This is my check run this morning for the sprint event I organized as part of the company gathering in the Philippines. I actually...
Ås by Night & Fog Cup #4 (13/01/2018)
Saturday 13 January 2018
Category: Competition
Deep heather & blueberry + snow = tough race, even if this one was a daytime event. I realized at once that I had to run as much ...
Ås by Night & Fog Cup 3 (09/01/2018)
Tuesday 9 January 2018
Category: Competition
Some controls OK, some quite bad indeed. -7C, 15-20 cm snow and back/hip pain that made it very hard to run. OK to #1, then I had...