Tillyfourie Forest Sprint (2 of 6)


Wed 18th Apr 2018

Type of event: Sprint
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 18th Apr


2nd in the forest sprint series - one orange course suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Nearest town: Tillyfourie

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking at Pitfichie Cycle Trails Carpark, signposted off the B993 NJ655133

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 18:00 - 19:00 (hopefully ready slightly earlier).

Start and finish are 1km uphill on forest tracks from parking.

Course Information

One course at TD3 / orange (ish) level 3km 130m climb, should be suitable for all.

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

Planner / organiser:- Felix Wilson

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.
Participants in orienteering should be aware of the risk of tick bites - more information here.

SPORTident timing will be used

Please note that a lost hire SI-Card will be charged for at a rate of £30, unless the Club Commitee agrees that there are special circumstances.


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