International Specifications

National map commissions can download IOF Mapping documents package containing InDesign/MS Word files for translations from here. Please report all errors to the IOF Map Commission or to the IOF Office.

International Specification for Orienteering Maps (ISOM)

International Specification for Sprint Orienteering Maps (ISSprOM)

International Specification for MTB Orienteering Maps (ISMTBOM)

International Specification for Ski Orienteering Maps (ISSkiOM)

Map printing

Map checking

Other mapping related documents

O-Map Wiki project

O-Map Wiki project is the platform, which aims to provide up-to-date and high-quality information on orienteering mapping. Built by mappers for mappers. It extends information on the use of map symbols, map making methods, related terminology and resources. Offers examples of map symbols including photographs of objects from the terrain. The content can be easily shared in a web environment or used in educational materials.

O-Map Wiki front-page specifications

Unofficial translations

Translations are made by national federations and private persons. Please note that in any conflict between the original English IOF version and the translation, the English IOF version shall prevail.

Unofficial translations of ISOM 2017-2

Unofficial translations of ISSprOM 2019

Unofficial translations of ISMTBOM 2022

Unofficial translations of ISSkiOM 2019