Y2Y was founded by a group of young dedicated orienteers who aim to bring orienteering to a new level. Creative and professional, Y2Y strives to inject an element of fun in every activity.
A registered orienteering club under the Hong Kong Orienteering Association (OAHK), Y2Y stands for “youth to youth”, but all young-at-heart and youth-to-be are most welcome!
Providing quality, safe and inspirational orienteering activities to our participants.
Orienteering is similar to a treasure hunt in which you find checkpoints using a given map and a compass. Originated in Sweden and immensely popular in Europe, it has a long history in Hong Kong and is rapidly growing in China.
Known as a “mind sport”, orienteering exercises both the brain and the body, making it a perfect strategic, educational and exciting game. It is suitable for all ages and physical fitness levels.
Variations are numerous. It can be...
- individually, in pairs or in groups;
- on foot, ski, bike, canoe, in a wheelchair (known as trail orienteering);
- during the day, at night or around-the-clock (called “Rogaine”, it typically lasts for 24 hours);
- in the countryside, in the city, a soccer pitch or even in a classroom!
At the highest competitive level, top athletes around the world compete in the annual World Orienteering Championships. The International Orienteering Association (IOF, www.orienteering.org) is the governing body of this interesting sport.