Spring Series 4 - Reddish Vale
and Tiviot Dale with urban link
Park event with urban extension.
Sat 05th Mar 2016
Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Parkland, Urban
Info updated: 05th Mar
Pre Event Info
Nearest town: Stockport
- Grid Ref: SJ904934
- Postcode: SK5 7HE
- Latitude: 53.43770
- Longitude: -2.14537
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Directions / Parking
Signed east from B6167, just south of Reddish South Station. Parking is quite tight so please share cars if possible.
Registration & Start Times
Register between 10.00 and 11.00. Starts 10.30 to 11.15.
White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green within the park, plus Long Light Green course using surrounding urban area for those wanting a longer run (over 16s only)
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.
Fee: Seniors £3 / Juniors £1.50. Free SI-dibber hire (but £30 if not returned)
The Visitor Centre cafe will be open for hot drinks and snacks.
On leads at all times
Contacts / Officials
Organiser: Alison Doyle
Planner: Alan Ogden
Series Co-ordinator: Clare Griffin
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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