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Kinnoull Hill - Club Only Event

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Sun 18th Oct 2020

Last updated: 18th Sep
Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Woodland
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Info

Colour coded club only free event. Pre-entry only.

Courses - (Distances approx.) Colour Coded - Yellow 1.8K, Orange 2.4K, Short Green 3.1K, Green 4.4. 

Organiser Angela Dixon - adixonfrog(@)gmail.com.  Pre-entry essential to get covid control related start time. No on-the-day entries.

Location

Nearest town: Perth

Pre event information

Starts -  

Please read Scottish Orienteering Covid rules. Read risk assessment. Make your own covid risk asssessment. Make sure all members of your family who are competing know the covid rules for the event.

Directions / Parking

Quarry Car Park - Corsie Hill road.

Facilities

No event toilets. 

Registration & Start Times

Watch this space .

Course Information

Four colour coded courses - Yellow 1.8K, Orange 2.4K, Short Green 3.1K, Green 4.4k (distances liable to change slightly before the event)

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

Free event.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser - Angela Dixon  Covid Organiser - Allan Downie.

Planner Alistair Duguid

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.

Keep It Clean campaign - Forestry Commission Scotland

Our forests are at risk from tree pests and diseases. These can dramatically affect the health of our trees, upsetting the delicate ecosystem balance and devastating large areas of woodland.
Pests and diseases hitch a ride in mud and debris on shoes, paws and tyres, ending up in new forests. Here, they can spread rapidly in environments with no natural resilience.
Read more about this on the FCS website.

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