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”

Orienteering Report, May 23rd 2021

Border Liners continued their return to competitions with a successful club event on the slopes of Gowbarrow in the Ullswater valley. Organiser Richard Evans planned two super courses making the best of the intricate moorland terrain and only occasionally crossing the popular tourist paths. With the bracken low and the ground generally dry underfoot itContinue reading “Orienteering Report, May 23rd 2021”

Orienteering Report, May 3rd 2021

Border Liners marked another significant return to competition recently by hosting a round of the 2021 Cumbria Galoppen League on a crispy-dry Knipe Scar Common near Bampton. Perfect running conditions helped competitors make the most of the well-mapped terrain and selection of courses planned by Border Liner Owain Rice. Around the 8.1km (200m climbing) BrownContinue reading “Orienteering Report, May 3rd 2021”