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Tayside Orienteers “Not the JK”

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Sun 21st Apr 2019

Last updated: 12th Mar
Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Forest, Woodland
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Info

Not going to the JK in Sussex? Join us in Perthshire for some quality orienteering on Perth's much-loved Moncreiffe Hill.

Location

Nearest town: Perth

Pre event information

More information coming soon!

Directions / Parking

TBC

Facilities

Portaloos

Registration & Start Times

TBC

Course Information

Yellow (1.6km/ 30m climb), Orange (2.6km/60m), Green (4.8km/120m), Blue (5.9km/155m)

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 - £5 BO/SOA Member

Junior/Students - £3 BO/SOA Member

Groups - £5

+ £2 for non members

Online entry via SI Events https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=5530

Contacts / Officials

TBC 

Dogs allowed?

This area is used by dog walkers but all dogs to be kept under strict control.

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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