Hafren 2017

Date of event: Sun 10th Sep 2017
Level of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Llanidloes

Club "Local" event at Hafren Forest. All non-Club members are very welcome to come along and compete.

Coedwig Hafren was been used for orienteering for over 20 years.  The area  was remapped less than 6 years ago with minor revisions earlier this year.  it provides terrain suitable for all standards of Orienteers

There is a good network of paths and tracks within the area which is ideal for beginners and others on the two easier courses.

The runnable forest of the area provides a good test of navigational skills on the two harder courses.

Location & Directions

Assembly at Rhyd y Benwch Car Park

Course information

Course details:

Yellow Course length 2.0 km climb 40 m technical difficulty 2 mostly on paths or tracks, suitable for beginners

Orange Course length 2.4 km climb 50 m technical difficulty 3 mostly on or close to paths or tracks, simple navigation

Green Course length 3.7 km climb  80 m technical difficulty 5 trickier controls away from paths or tracks

Blue Course length 5.5 km climb 140 m  technical difficulty 5 on a longer course


Registration: 10.00 to 11.15am


Entry Details

Entry Fees:

                                          Members          BOF members      Non Members

Senior 21 and over               £ 3.00 p            £ 5.00 p                  £ 7.00 p

Juniors 20 and under            £ 1.50 p            £ 2.50p                   £ 3.50 p

and full time students

Dibber Hire: £1.00 (lost Dibbers charged at replacement price of £40.00)


  • Planner: Robert Griffiths
  • Organiser: Robert Griffiths
  • Controller:

Info for dog owners



Toilets. Picnic area, so bring a picnic with you for afterwards!

Hard-standing parking.

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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Posted by Terry Smith