Glen o Dee forest sprint

Wed 19th Apr 2017

Type of event: Local-(D), Sprint
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 24th Apr

Results

One orange course suitable for all ages and abilities

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Location

Nearest town: Banchory

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking at Burnett Park cricket ground at the west end of Banchory. This is limited so please park neatly or consider car sharing.

Registration & Start Times

6-7pm

Course Information

1 Course of 3.3 km at orange standard.

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

Entry Fees: Senior £4.00; Juniors £2.50

Contacts / Officials

Organiser/Planner: Mark Hammonds

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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