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
- Nearest town: Llanidloes
- Grid Ref: SN857869
- Latitude: 52.46866
- Longitude: -3.68377
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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
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
Info for dog owners
Toilets. Picnic area, so bring a picnic with you for afterwards!
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