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Jess at the World Champs

Read about Jess' exploits competing for team GB at the World Champs

23rd Jul 17   Read more…

BASOC Hoodie black, Source:

Club clothing

We now have T-shirts, Jackets and O-tops and Hoodies.

A new order for hoodies is going to be placed on Monday 18th July.
There is a black option for those that don't like purple.
Have you grown out of yours?
Have you worn and washed it so much it needs replacing?
Download this order form and return it to Jo Cumming by Sunday 17th.

03rd Jul 17   Read more…

Veteran Home Internationals 2017, Bulletin Two

23/24th September

The 2017 VHI Relay will be held at Auchernack & Balliefurth near Grantown-on-Spey. Auchernack & Balliefurth is a narrow area bounded by the River Spey to the west and the B970 to the east. There is excellent contour detail with birch woodland and open areas. Scale 1:7,500, contour Interval 5m, minor revisions Aug 2017. Map preview here.

The 2017 VHI Individual will be held at Inshriach, the classic Speyside pine forest with unparalleled contour detail. Scale for Brown course 1:15,000 & for all other courses 1:10,000. Contour interval 5m, minor revisions Aug 2017. Map preview here.

23rd Jun 17   Read more…

In the 'minus 2 box' at the 2015 Highland WOLF, Source:

Highland WOLF 2017

Incorporating the Veteran Home Internationals

Entries are now open for the 2017 Highland WOLF. This will be held over the weekend of 23rd & 24th September. 

ENTER ALL WOLF 2017 EVENTS HERE. You'll need to create an SIEntries account if you don't already have one.

Sat Morning: Auchernack and Balliefurth, VHI Relay & mass start Middle Distance race

Sat Afternoon: Aviemore, Urban Sprint (SOUL 8)

Sat Evening: Ceilidh at Lagganlia Centre for Outdoor Learning

Sun: Inshriach, VHI Individual & Long distance (SOL 5)

22nd Jun 17   Read more…

Team BASOC CompassSport Trophy 2017, Source:

Scottish Champs Relay Teams

The Scottish Champs weekend is 20th & 21st May 2017. The individual race on the Saturday is taking place at Gullane, East Lothian with entries through Fabian4.
The date for the relay entry is fast approaching!
You need to respond to this before Friday 28th April.

20th Apr 17   Read more…

Happy racers at the schools league 2016, Source:Nancy Chambers

Schools League 2017

It’s back…Schools League 2017!

After the success of last year’s inaugural schools league, we’re back again! This year there will be a warm-up event in Kingussie, before the 3 series races.

22nd Mar 17   Read more…

BASOC Junior Izzy Cox competing at the 2015 Scottish Orienteering League (SOL7), hosted at Deshar Primary School, Boat of Garten., Source:ActivNorth Photography

Family Intro to Orienteering

The perfect way to start orienteering. Come along to our family introduction to orienteering sessions and be coached by Mehmet Karatay, one of our club coaches, in the essentials of orienteering. The sessions run alongside our usual Tuesday training, so you'll get to meet the rest of us too!

22nd Mar 17   Read more…

Veteran Home Internationals 2017, Bulletin One

23/24th September

Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club (BASOC) is pleased to extend a warm welcome to all competitors at the 2017 Veteran Home International. We offer a weekend of top class terrain, great planning, and an excellent accommodation package in the Spey valley. The VHI will take place in conjunction with the popular annual Wolf Weekend which BASOC has hosted for the last 4 years.

16th Mar 17   Read more…

Run Wild in the Woods, Source:BASOC

Carrbridge in March

Last month of night-o!

We'll be based from Carrbridge Village Hall for all the Tuesdays in March.
This will be the last block of training in the style that we've been testing out over the winter. 4 weeks from the same indoor base, each month with a different orienteering focus. The feedback has been good. Indoor base, orienteering training, followed by soup and a chat :) If you haven't been along yet, then this is your last chance!!

06th Mar 17   Read more…

NNC 2017 podium, Source:Chris Spencer

Northern Night Cup Success

Scottish NIght Championships

BASOC showed our strength in night orienteering at the Northern NIght Cup series that concluded at Lochandinty last Wednesday evening. We had the 1st, 2nd & 4th places on the long course, 1st & 2nd on the Medium and 1st on the short.

We now have the opportunity to shine again, but this time on a larger stage, the Scottish Night Championships at Darnaway on the 18th February. Moravian are hosting the event this year along with the Scottish Sprint Championships on the Saturday. So whilst we don't practice running around the streets at high speed we are good in the forest, in the dark.

04th Feb 17   Read more…

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