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INVOC Carse of Ardersier Level C Orienteering Event

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Sunday 24th November 2019

Entries Open
Wednesday 30th October 2019
Entries Close
Wednesday 20th November 2019
Courses
Brown; Blue; Green; Short Green; Light Green; Orange; Yellow; White
Entries so Far
60 Participants
Entry Fees

Seniors: members £7 non-members £8
Juniors: members £3 non-members £4

Contact
Ronan Blackwood

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Mature runnable pine forest, generally flat with sand dunes giving contour detail but there has been recent felling by the estate for regeneration, and older re-generation activities now have young trees on them.  The terrain is rougher in these regeneration strips, than elsewhere in the forest. There is a good track network throughout giving good options for the white to light green courses.  Courses are starting in the east of the area, which will give the courses a different feel from previous events.  There are several uncrossable ditches in the area (indicated as a blue line with black border) and we mean uncrossable with vertical 2m high walls. Crossing points are indicated on all maps, and will be taped but competitors are free to choose which crossing point they use.    

Courses:             Course length (km)  Climb (m) No. of controls  Course details subject to final controlling 
Brown                  9.8km                        100m               25     
Blue                     6.5km                        60m                 19                                             
Green                  4.4km                        65m                 17     
Short Green        3.6km                        50m                 16         
Light green          3.5km                        55m                 12     
Orange                2.5km                        35m                 10     
Yellow                 2.4km                         45m                 10     
White                  1.4km                         30m                  9      
PLEASE NOTE RESTRICTIONS ON CAR PARKING AND CHOSE APPROPRIATE LENGTH OF COURSE   

Event timing:   Mixed punching - contactless and traditional punching.  SI cards available for hire for £1.  5 contactless dibbers are available for a hire of £3

Directions:           From Inverness, follow the A96 towards Nairn for just over 10 miles, then take the left turning signposted for Whiteness (at MR HN 834 544). Follow the minor road for ½ mile to a T junction and then turn go straight on following directions by the parking marshal. From Nairn leave A96 at junction (MR NH852 556) at B9092 and after 1 ½ miles turn right.

Parking:                Please follow the directions of the marshal at the entrance to Port Ardersier road. The gate will be open from 0945 and CLOSED AT 1400. The parking will be on hard-standing and you will be asked to park ‘front’ first to save space and ease getting out. No parking further passed the route to the start/finish. Strict speed limit of 15mph.

Further/final details will be provided on the INVOC website.


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