Dess forest sprint

Wed 17th May 2017

Type of event: Local-(D), Sprint
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 17th May

Results

Single orange standard ‘sprint’. 2.8km, a few extra tracks due to forest work but otherwise lovely forest. Starts between 6 and 7pm. Parking at Deeside Activity Centre as usual.

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Location

Nearest town: Kincardine o Neil

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking at Deeside Activity Centre as usual.

Registration & Start Times

Starts between 6 and 7pm.

Course Information

Single orange standard ‘sprint’. 2.8km

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

Senior £4.00; Juniors £2.50

Contacts / Officials

Organiser/planner: Drew Tivendale

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.

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