Northern Night Cup 2 Loch Vaa North
Round 2 of the 2018 - 2019 Northern Night Cup.
Wed 12th Dec 2018
Type of event: Local Race, Night, Northern Night Cup
Type of terrain: Forest, Urban
Info updated: 30th Oct
Pre Event Info
- Nearest town: Boat of Garten
- Grid Ref: NH937188
- Postcode: PH24 3BL
- Lat/Lon: 57.24849,-3.76394
- Google Map
- Streetmap (OS 50k)
- Bing Map (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
Parking adjacent to Boat of Garten Community Hall
Registration, Start & Finish
Registration and SI dibber collection - Community Hall
Explanation of colour courses
- White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
- Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
- Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
- Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
- Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
- Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
- Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
- Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.
Enter online through SIEntries
Hired timing chips (Si-Cards, dibbers)
We provide a free loan of these if you don't have your own but if you lose it there will be a £30 charge for its replacement.
A classic Strathspey area with excellent contour detail, espcially on the wooded slopes of the hill SW of Boat of Garten. The flatter, more subtle areas will prove to be challenging at night - compass and distance judgement skills will be tested!
Toilets in the Community Hall
On leads outside; no dogs inside the hall.
Contacts / Officials
Planners: Kat McGougan & Izzy Cox
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.
If you have joined an orienteering club, or are competing in one of your first 3 events, then you are covered by our public liability insurance.
You have the option of downloading and completing this Medical form. It could be life saving if the organisers are aware of any existing medical conditions in the event of an incident. You can leave it at registration/enquires in a sealed envelope that will only be opened if required and destroyed after the event.
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