Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club

SOL 5 and Junior InterAreaAlvieSun 27 October, 2024

Last updated: Tue 28 May, 2024

National level event

Explanation of event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.


BASOC are delighted to welcome you to the 5th and final Scottish Orienteering League event on 27th October at Alvie Estate. This event incorporates the Junior InterArea Individual comeptition.

Location Info

Near: Kincraig
Lat,Lng: 57.14513,-3.91967
OS Grid Ref: NH825080
Postcode: PH21 1ND
What3Words: ///saints.venue.firelight

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Directions / Parking

Access will be from the B9152

Map / Terrain

Alvie provides a varied area consisting of Scots pine plantation and older, mature Caledonian pine forest. There is some intricate juniper thickets in the west and a large area of open moor. The north west section of the map has a beautiful mature forest area with subtle contour detail.

The map is being fully updated for the event.

Course Information

There will be a full set of SOL courses.

The area was last used are part of the WOLF weekend in 2014, with RouteGadget from that event.

Entry Details

Entries will be via SiEntries. Estimated entry opening date of 01 September. Watch out for updates.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Jo Cumming (BASOC); Assistant Organiser: Janette Macleod (BASOC)

Planner: Hilary Quick (BASOC); Assistant Planner: Stephen Bingham (BASOC)

Controller: Jon Musgrave (MAROC)

Nearest A&E Hospitals

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ

Nairn Town & Country Hospital, IV12 5EE

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Miscellaneous

With thanks to

Alvie Estate for permission to use the area and for assistance with the logistics and event layout, HEBE First Aid Scotland, and many thanks to our sponsors Russwood, who are a leading UK supplier of high-quality, sustainable timber flooring, cladding, decking and interior cladding products. Supplying timber to both the domestic and trade sectors for over 30 years from their headquarters in Newtonmore, Russwood pride themselves on their reputation for quality products and excellent technical expertise. Their timber experts are happy to advise on every step of your new build or renovation project.

Make a weekend of it

INVOC have a regional event in Keppernach near Nairn on Saturday 26th October so why not it a weekend trip with two days of great orienteering the weekend the clocks go back.

There are plenty of bunkhouses, B&B's, hotels and self-catering options in the area; here are some links to start you off.

Dalraddy Holiday Park has chalets, caravans and tent pitches.

Visit Cairngorms accommodation finder.

Scottish Independant Hostels, Cairngorms area (not all are near Aviemore)