Rogaine stands for Rugged Outdoor Group Adventure Involving Navigation and Endurance. Rogaining is the sport of long distance cross-country navigation. Rogaining involves both route planning and navigation between control points using only a map and compass.Rogaining is for people of all ages and levels of fitness; from elite athletes to families with young children.
In a rogaine, individuals or teams of 2-5 people, strategically choose which control points to visit with the intent of maximizing their score in the allotted amount of time. Teamwork, endurance, competition and an appreciation for the natural environment are features of the sport.No GPS, pedometer, or electronic aids allowed (except for a watch for timing).