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Orienteering Club

Twin Peak 2019 - Day 2 - Stockport Urban

Complex town centre including newly mapped area to the west.

Sun 10th Nov 2019

Type of event: Regional, Urban
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 01st Sep

Pre Event Info

Preliminary Details

Safety Note: It is advised that competitors wear highly visible clothing.


Stockport Town Centre Mersey Square, Stockport SK1 1NP O/S Grid SJ893903


Nearest town: Stockport

Directions / Parking

Stockport Town Centre Car parks (20p an hour) - Heaton Lane car park and Red Rock car parks are the nearest.

Camper Vans and high vehicles: Street parking only.

Public Transport: Train: Stockport Station then 400m walk.

Bus: any route to Stockport Bus station then 100m walk.

Registration & Start Times

Start Times: 11:15 to 13:00 (Late start time due to Remembrance Day events near Town Hall) 

Starts: Provisionally, Main start: up to 1km and up to 25m climb.  M/W16- provisionally same start .

Finish within 100m of assembly.

Course Information

Standard UK urban league classes

Course No Suggested Men's Classes Course Name Suggested Women's Classes Course Name Provisional length: Straight line (km) Provisional length: Optimum route (km) Anticipated winning time (min)



MO     10 13.5 65






WO 8.5 11.8 60

Super Veteran





WV 6.9 9.2 50

Ultra Veteran



Super Veteran


WSV 5.2 6.9 40

Hyper Veteran






Hyper Veteran






3.8 5.2 35






WJ 4.3 6.0 32

Juniors under 16 on the day can only enter course 6.

Juniors M/W12- MUST be accompanied by an Adult.

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

Enter online via Fabian4:

Online entries close midnight Monday 4th November.

Fees: Senior £8, Junior £4

Adult Non BOF members: £2 surcharge

EOD Adult surcharge: £2

SI Punching: Contactless punching will be enabled.

Standard SI cards are available for hire @ £1 per day (Lost cards £30.00)

For Pre entry only: SIAC cards are available for hire @ £2.50 per day (Lost cards £70.00)

EOD available subject to surcharges as above and subject to availability of maps.

SIAC cards will NOT be available for EOD.

Changes: Changes after Monday 4th November ONLY allowed on the day at £2 surcharge.

Terrain Description

Complex Town centre with many steep alleyways and irregular street pattern, plus newly mapped area to the West including small park and many streets and alleyways.

Map: 1:5000 Urban map


Public Toilets are nearby and open from 10am onwards.

There are many eating places in the Town Centre.

Dogs allowed?

On leads at Assembly only.

Contacts / Officials

Enquiries to the Twin Peak Co-ordinator:

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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