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How to Choose: Glasses and Magnifiers
How to Choose: Glasses and Magnifiers
Are your arms getting too short to read the o-map? Do you have trouble distinguishing a boulder from a cliff? Do fences look like trails? Maybe, just maybe, it’s time to admit you need some assistance reading the map.
How to Choose: Shoes
How to Choose: Shoes
Have your orienteering shoes finally bitten the dust? Hoping to find a pair that will suit your feet and your needs? Let the O-Store and our guest Emma Waddington, a national team member and ambassador for NVii shoes, help you find a pair of new O shoes! In this blog post, you will find some major ideas first, followed by an overview of the products available at the O-Store.
How to Choose: Control Description Holders
How to Choose: Control Description Holders
New to orienteering and wondering what those things on people's arms are for? Or do you have an old control description holder that's getting a little ratty? Let's walk through the available control description holders.
How to Choose: Compasses
How to Choose: Compasses
Is it time for a new compass? Curious about the different options available? Let us help you determine the best option for you.
How to Choose: SI Timing Sticks
How to Choose: SI Timing Sticks
Are you trying to determine which SPORTident timing stick is best for you? Read on for a comparison of each of the available options.
The Winning Eye/L'oeil qui gagne
We now have in stock Michel Gueorgiou's excellent book in both English and French.
Aluminum Control Posts
Last year, the O-Store spent much time, many aluminum rods and loads of experimentation with our new CNC router developing a new Control flag post. We are very pleased with our final product.
Holiday Gift Idea #5
Gift Suggestion #5 from the O-Store is our orienteering themed Rubik's-type cube.
Holiday Gift Idea #4

 O-Store Gift Suggestion #4

A set of 6 note cards by orienteering friend Silva Tratnik. 

Specially designed for the O-Store, three of these hand made cards feature an orienteering theme, the other three feature a floral theme.

A beautiful gift idea for any orienteer!

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Stephen Stagg

As Christmas and the holiday season draw near the O-Store would like to help you by featuring some of our favourite holiday gift ideas.  Stephen Stagg is a new children's storybook by Betsy Giese that we highly recommend.

This wonderful book is full of coloured pictures, rhymes, riddles and puzzl...