In English - how it works

Starts on May 3rd and run to the end of October

We have placed checkpoints in the urban forested areas of Uppsala and Storvreta. The idea is to find the checkpoints with the help of the map and/or GPS. You can use your mobile and and the webmap or the physical map, all for free. 

THE MAP AND CHECKPOINTS

On the map there are 114 numbered checkpoints with color-codes explaining the difficulty.

  • Green = easy

  • Yellow = medium

  • Red = medium to difficult

  • Black = difficult

Some of the checkpoints will only be available later in the project, called "checkpointssläpp = checkpoint release", see below for dates and which checkpoints. 

Checkpoint release dates

  • May 3, checkpoints 1-4 (Pre-release)
  • May 5, checkpoints 5-65
  • May 23, checkpoint 235 (World Orienteering Day
  • June 1, checkpoints 66-77
  • July 1, checkpoints 78-89
  • August 1, checkpoints 90-101
  • September 1, checkpoints 102-113

THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN GET THE MAP

(Please note that the maps can run out at some locations. We try to deliver more maps as fast as we can!)

  • Alewalds butik, Östra Ågatan 27
  • Alewalds outlet, Gamla torget 3
  • Friskis & Svettis, Fyrishov
  • Friskis & Svettis, Ultuna
  • Friskis & Svettis, Ekeby
  • Friskis & Svettis, Väderkvarn
  • Fyrishov, Idrottsgatan 2
  • Biotopia, Vasagatan 4
  • OK Linnés club house, Tallbacksvägen 68
  • Swedish Agricultural University (SLU) on the adresses: Almas allé 9, Duhrevägen 8 and Lennart Hjelms väg 9
  • Destination Uppsala turistbyrån, Kungsgatan 59
  • Gränby infodesk (Ica Kvantum's kiosk), Gränby Centrum
  • UNT-store, Stadsteatern, Kungsgatan 53
  • ICA Solen, Skogsvallsvägen, Storvreta
  • Coop Storvreta, Ärentunavägen 10, Storvreta

REGISTER YOUR CHECKPOINTS ONLINE

When you have found your first checkpoint, or even before you start, you can register here on hittaut.nu/uppsala. Every checkpoint you register (with the letter-code) on the homepage, becomes a lottery ticket and you can win prizes. It is valuable for the project that you register, since that increases our chances to find partners so that we in turn can run this amazing project for many years to come!

The hitta ut "pole"

At most checkpoint there is a "hittaut"-pole, sometimes in the ground or, as in the picture below, on a lamp post. Sometimes you will find the code on a piece of paper at the entrance to one of our sponsors.

There are always a Hittaut logo and sometimes also one from our sponsors, the checkpoint-number and a code on the checpoint. Note the code (one letter) and register it on the homepage or in the App (available both for iOS and Android). 

If you have any questions or if you for instance find a checkpoint where it should not be, please do not hesitate to contact us at uppsala@hittaut.nu

Good luck out there!

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