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Preparation for the Bush. Try out bush style orienteering in local parks before stepping out into the bush. Also includes a night event for the adventurous. (Feb-April)
Grab your mountain bike and ride around bush tracks in either a street style event, bush style event or a combination of the two. (Oct-Mar)
 

SUNDAY 16th AUGUST   

Starts from 9:30am to 11:30am. (Course closure 1PM)

RESULTS 

Map: Fairley Dams, (Scale 1:10000 , Contours 5m)

Planning/vetting team: Malcolm Roberts & Carolyn Matthews

Control Descriptions are printed on each map.  However, if you would like separate descriptions - print them here - WORDS OR SYMBOLS and bring them with you on the day.

Directions: From West Wallsend head west on O’Donnelltown Road. Park on the roadside just after the bridge over the M1 freeway. PLEASE TAKE CARE when parking and going to and from the Assembly Area as O’Donnelltown Road is a public road.

 

 

COURSES: All courses will be of NOY standard. (Visit controls in numerical order.)

 Course

 Length

Details

Very Easy

2.0km

Follows tracks and streamer trails

Easy

1.9km

Follow tracks, streamer trails and/or watercourses. Will need to be able to carefully negotiate track intersections. Controls are on or not far from tracks, BUT you need  to know where you are along the track before looking to the side

Moderate Short

2.5km

Cross-country navigation to large features or following distinctive “hand rail” features (usually with a good catching feature).

Moderate Long

3.0km

Cross-country navigation to large features or following distinctive “hand rail” features.

Hard Short

3.2km

Potentially Involves all types of cross-country navigation

Hard Medium

4.6km

Potentially Involves all types of cross-country navigation

Hard Long

6.5km

Potentially Involves all types of cross-country navigation

NOTES:

  1. There is an extensive track network used frequently by trail bikes and 4WDs. Please give way to these vehicles.

  2. The Hard courses go into the hilly areas on the west side of the map.

  3. There is a 350m walk to the start from the Assembly area.

Assembly area

4.  Helpers are needed to collect Controls at the conclusion of the event. Please let someone know at the Assembly Area if you can help. It would be much appreciated.

5.  No String Course (due to Covid19 recommendations). Sorry kids. :(

 
 
 
 

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