Sun 26th Mar 2017

Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 27th Mar


Low key level D event. Remember clocks go forward one hour night before!

3 courses - White/yellow, orange/light green, green/blue

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Nearest town: Finzean

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

The event will be signposted off the B976 2 miles west of Finzean at grid reference NO 586 949. Parking will be beside an access track. Take care when parking to avoid any pot-holes or stones.

Registration & Start Times

Registration 1030 -11.45

starts 1045-1200

courses close 1400

Course Information

White 2.1km, 90m climb

Orange 4.0km, 160m climb

Blue 5.1km, 265m climb

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

£2.50 junior or white and orange courses / £5 adults

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Sue Barrie

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Timing will be by EMIT brikke

Please note that lost brikkes will be charged for at £45 unless the Club Commitee agrees there are special circumstances.


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