Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club

Mullochard WoodTue 13 June, 2023

Last updated: Wed 07 June, 2023

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 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.

Pre-event Information

CANCELLED due to very low entry. Training (using the courses) will take place on 13th June 2023

Location Info

Near: Carrbridge
Lat,Lng: 57.29101,-3.74760
OS Grid Ref: NH947236
Postcode: PH23 3AG
What3Words: ///flopping.spirits.clever

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Directions / Parking

Parking is around the farm buildings at Mullochard.
This is accessed from

Map / Terrain

A detailed contoured area; the middle part is birch woodland with many rough open clearings and is grazed by cattle so it can be rough underfoot in places. To the east is rough open moorland while to the west the terrain is mainly fast open grassland. There are small patches of bracken; the marshes are mainly crossable - depending on the amount of recent wet weather!

There may be cattle in the area.

Registration and Start times

Registration (collect SI dibbers, limited EOD) from 17:45 to 18:45
Start times from 18:00 to 19:00
Courses close 20:00

Distance to Start is approximately 0.75km with 20m climb; on the way back from the Finish you pass the Start so clothing could be left there (just remember to pick it up!).
Distance from the Finish to Download is approximately 1km.

Course Information

There will be 3 courses available. Provisional course lengths:
Orange (TD3): 2.7km, 55m climb
Green (TD5): 4.2km, 170m climb
Score (suitable for all): time limit 45 minutes, 15 controls.

Entry Details

Entry by this Google Form.
Entries will open on Tuesday 23rd May and will close on Tuesday 6th June at 23:59.
Entry on the day (EOD) will be extremely limited; please pre-enter to guarantee a map.
Entry fees: members £8 per senior, £4 per junior/student; non-members £10/£5. £1 extra for EOD.

Dog restrictions

Sorry no dogs allowed at this event.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Sue Leadbeater
Organiser: Lynne Walker
Organiser on the day: Laura Holland
Timing etc: Jane Chisholm


Nearest toilets in Carrbridge.

Nearest A&E Hospitals

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ

Nairn Town & Country Hospital, IV12 5EE

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You should not attend the event if you are showing any symptoms of Covid 19. The event will be managed to take account of Scottish Government & SOA guidelines.