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Orienteering Club

Autumn Training - Hurstwood

The second of a new series of free training events for club members which will take place in the autumn of 2019.

Sun 27th Oct 2019

Type of event: Coaching, Training
Type of terrain: Moorland
Info updated: 21st Oct


Results will be available soon.

Pre Event Info

Led by John Kewley, a qualified coach and MDOC member, this session will include a variety of exercises of increasing technical difficulty. The session will include a break for lunch.

Please email John at by Thursday 24th October if you intend to attend the session or have any questions.

Please note that juniors under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting Point

The SE end of Hurstwood Reservoir (E end of the dam)

Head NE out of the car park and follow the track uphill below the reservoir until you arrive at the end of the Dam


Waterproofs and warm clothes

Food and Drink

Note it is a reasonable distance down to the car and then back up for the 2nd session so you might want to bring everything up the hill.

Timings (approx)

11:00 - 12:30 at Hurstwood Dam for 1st session

13:30 - 15:00 at NW end of Cant Clough Reservoir for 2nd session

*Please also remember the clocks go back in the wee hours of Sun the 27th*

(this also means it’ll get dark around 16:45 rather than 17:45 the day before)


Rough moorland with *lots* of intricate contour detail.


Nearest town: Hurstwood

Directions / Parking

Worsthorne Moor Car Park just outside Hurstwood village and below (W of) Hurstwood and Cant Clough Reservoirs. 

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.

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