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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, hear what happens when producer Amanda McGowan finds herself lost in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for a sport you may have never heard of—orienteering, which forces participants to navigate checkpoints with old-fashioned maps and compasses. If you think you might want to try orienteering, find a local group here.

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