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Orienteering Club

Summer Evening Event - Alderley Edge

Tue 15th Jul 2014

Type of event: Regional
Type of terrain: Woodland
Info updated: 17th Mar


Event Report

Organiser's Comments and Lost Property

  1. Apologies for map problems - availability and quality issues.
  2. Thanks to those agreeing to recycle their map. You should have ended up with a map, but contact me (Tony Wagg) if not.
  3. We have gained a description sheet holder. Any claimants?
  4. Thanks for coming.

Tony Wagg, 0161 445 0902

Pre Event Info


Nearest town: Alderley Edge

Directions / Parking

NT Car Park on B5087, Alderley Edge to Macclesfield road, about 2.5 km from centre of Macclesfield. Parking charge.

Registration & Start Times

Register from 5.30pm. Starts 6.00pm to 7.00pm.

Course Information

White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue

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.

Entry Details

Fees: Senior £5, Junior/student £2

Dogs allowed?

Dogs on leads in car park only. No dogs on courses.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Tony Wagg
Planners: Jillyan Dobby & Peter Ross
Controller: Steve Fellbaum

Contact: Tony Wagg 0161 445 0902

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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