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Saturday 1st June 2024

Entries Open
Monday 8th April 2024
Entries Close
Wednesday 29th May 2024
Blue; Green; Short Green; Orange; Yellow/Novice
Entries So Far
18 Participants
Entry Fees
Senior   £7.00   
Junior / Student   £3.00   

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Level D local orienteering event at Hallin Fell on the east side of Ullswater

Pre-entry available on all courses. For Yellow/Novice and Orange courses there will be some entry on the day, subject to map availability (£8 senior, £3 junior)

Field at Howtown, 6km SW of Pooley Bridge. £2 car parking fee. Lift share if possible.
For anyone looking for an alternative, fun method of getting to the event, the Ullswater Steamers run to the jetty at Howtown. There is strictly NO PARKING at the Howtown Hotel and Tea room carpark. 

Postcode: CA10 2ND (Google Maps)
Grid Ref: NY442197 ( - OS mapping)
W3W: barn.liners.pleaser

Courses (provisional length and climb)
Blue                             5.0km, 210m      
Green                          4.0km, 165m 
Short Green              3.3km, 110m 
Very Short Green    2.7km, 90m     **See note below
Orange                       2.5km, 60m 
Yellow/Novice          2.4km, 60m 

**Very Short Green - this is the same course as Short Green but with some controls missed out. If you want to do Very Short Green, enter Short Green and pick up a Short Green Map at the start. The map will show which controls to miss. You can decide while on the course whether to take the Very Short Green cut-off.

All courses use a 1:7,500 scale map. 5m contours. Control Descriptions will be printed on the front of the map and loose descriptions will be available at the start.

Groups and Pairs / Extra Maps 
If you are new to orienteering and would like to go round as a group or in a pair, just enter one person and use the option to select any additional maps that your group would like at £1 each.

Dibber Hire
Available by pre-order at no charge, £30 if not returned. To pre-order, leave the SI number blank during entry process, and then collect dibber from Enquiries/Download on the day.

Start and Finish
Start between 11:00 and 12:30. The start is located high up on the fell, approximately 1.4km and 150m of ascent from the car park. The walk to the start will be taped. Allow 20-40 minutes.
The finish is located near the car park.
The start and finish boxes need to be punched, but all other boxes will be SIAC enabled.

Lift to Start
There is limited space for a lift from the parking field to a location closer (approx 250m distance and 75 m of ascent) to the start available for those who would otherwise possibly not have taken part in this event. Please tick the ‘Lift to start’ box on the entry form and meet at download in the parking field at 11:30 am for a prompt departure.
A coaching session is available before the event, starting at 10:00 prompt at download in the parking field. Please tick the box on the entry form if you would like to attend. There is no charge.
Portaloo at parking. The Howtown Hotel and cafe next door offer food and drink. Competitors are strongly encouraged to use the tearoom to support this local facility.
Fast open fell, characterised by complex contour details and small crags. Steep in places but with great views over Ullswater.
Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed in the car parking field and on the course.
Road Crossing
All courses cross a road twice - please take care. For Yellow and Orange the crossings will be marshalled

Whistles are compulsory. Cagoules may be compulsory subject to weather conditions. Shorts may be worn, but note that there is dead bracken on parts of the area. Check for ticks after running. There will be a first aid kit at registration. Competitors with an existing medical condition are invited to leave details in a sealed envelope at registration.
Entry Cancellation / Change
If you are unable to make the event please let us know via the email address.  If we are informed by the closing date we will provide a refund less £1 per person to cover admin costs. Before the closing date you can change your course by editing your entry online, but there will be no changes of course on the day.
Planner / Organiser
Andrew Bell  /  Natalie Hawkrigg

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