CraigellachieTue 06 July, 2021

Local 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 Activities 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.

Last updated: Wed 16 June, 2021

Pre Event Info

A rare opportunity to orienteer on this delightful nature reserve!

Local event primarily for BASOC members, though visitors and non-members are most welcome.

Location Info

Near: Aviemore
Lat,Lng: 57.18556,-3.83517
OS Grid Ref: NH893120
Postcode: PH22 1PR

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Directions / Parking

We hope to be able to park in the Macdonald resort... watch this space. Otherwise, use available public parking in Aviemore.

Map / Terrain

This area has a wonderful mixture of tussocky grass, open woodland, rock detail and marshy bits. It's quite steep in places and there aren't a lot of paths.

Registration and Start times

Starts 18:15 - 19:00

Courses close 20:00

Course Information

Medium (suitable for confident juniors, junior with adult, or beginner adults) 2.4km, 90m climb

Long (suitable for competent adults) 3.5km, 185m climb

Entry Details

Members: Juniors & students £2, Adults £4. Non-members add £1.

Enter by email to Hilary Quick before 8pm 30th June. Pay by BACS - detail will be in acknowledgement email.

Dog restrictions

As this is a nature reserve, dogs must be on a lead or extremely well behaved.


Public toilets, chippy and other facilities nearby in Aviemore.

Contacts / Officials

Planner/Organiser - Clare Kemsley

Covid Officer - Hilary Quick