BL Long O – results

Border Liners Long-O, Sunday 26th September 2021 Bampton Common and Helton Fell.  This is a westward extension of the area used for the Compass Sport Cup and Trophy event in March 2019 and now includes Loadpot Hill and Bonscale Pike. Results link https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/BL/2021/BamptonCommonLongO/ Routegadget (share your routes!) https://www.bl.routegadget.co.uk/rg2/#143 Details (for reference only)

Orienteering Report, Sep 12th 2021

The British Sprint Orienteering Championships took place in Skelmersdale recently and Border Liners returned to Cumbria with some silverware for their efforts. A tricky combination of rural and urban features around the 1960’s Lancashire new town suburbs ensured that pinpoint navigation was key to success.In the Individual Championships, Border Liner Judy Johnson lead from theContinue reading “Orienteering Report, Sep 12th 2021”

Swindale NW, Results

Level D local orienteering event at Swindale on Saturday 4th September  Provisional Results and Routegadget (Share your Routes!) https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/BL/2021/SwindaleNW https://www.bl.routegadget.co.uk/rg2/#142(apologies re blue course, which extends beyond the online map) Reminder – even if you don’t finish your course, please remember to report to Download so we know you are back safely. Thank you. Final DetailsContinue reading “Swindale NW, Results”

Orienteering Report, Aug 16th 2021

Border Liners juniors took centre-stage last weekend as course planners for the club event at Aughertree Fell near Uldale. Having originally planned the event for 2020 and subsequently postponed it due to Covid, it was satisfying for the juniors to see plenty of runners competing on the open fellside courses.Philip Winskill of the West CumberlandContinue reading “Orienteering Report, Aug 16th 2021”

Orienteering Report, Jul 18th 2021

Border Liners promoted a round of the Cumbria Galoppen orienteering league recently with a superb event in the Angle Tarn Pikes area above Patterdale. Normally an area used by the Manchester and District Orienteering Club, the Liners secured permission to use the terrain through good club collaboration and landowner approval. With extensive contour and rockContinue reading “Orienteering Report, Jul 18th 2021”

Angle Tarn Pikes, Cumbrian Galoppen

BL Cumbrian Galoppen Event – Angle Tarn PikesSunday 11th July 2021 https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=8480Entries close: Midnight Sun 4th July (or earlier if the entry limit is reached)Pre-entry only, no entry on the day. Fees: £7.50 senior, £3 junior / studentStart times: 10:30 – 12:30Entry limit: 270 competitors. Parking: Side Farm, Patterdale GR NY398162,  CA11 0NL Courses: Yellow,Continue reading “Angle Tarn Pikes, Cumbrian Galoppen”

Orienteering Report, Jun 14th 2021

Border Liners have had a busy few weeks with regional and national competitions in addition to their first urban club event in eighteen months. Four club members travelled to the Scottish Individual Championships last weekend. The event, around fabulous woodland terrain at Craig a Barns near Dunkeld, was organised by the Edinburgh Southern Orienteering ClubContinue reading “Orienteering Report, Jun 14th 2021”

Alston 12th June – Results & RouteGadget

Results now online https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/BL/2021/Alston/ RouteGadget – Share Your Routes! Alston is a fascinating old town, with a maze of small streets and alleyways and cut-throughs, all set on a rather steep hill. Lead and silver were almost certainly mined here by Roman times, and the town was the centre of the Alston Moor mineral miningContinue reading “Alston 12th June – Results & RouteGadget”