Hackthorpe New Wood – Saturday 14th January

Changes: Final details added 12/01/2023

Event Location:
Hackthorpe New Wood, Hackthorpe, Penrith CA10 2HT
Grid Ref NY539233 
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General Information
This event is being run in accordance with the British Orienteering guidance for orienteering. In order to participate you musty agree to comply with the Participant Code of Conduct. You can read the full code of conduct on the BL website.

Entries and Course Changes
There is no entry on the day apart from limited Yellow course entries. Changes available by contacting the organiser in advance: (davidrawle68atbtinternet.com)

Travel Directions and Parking
The event centre is at NY539233. Nearest postcode CA10 2HT.
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From Kemplay Roundabout on A66 Penrith, follow the A6 Southbound signed to Kendal drive 4miles to Hackthorpe village, take right turn signed to Lowther follow O-Signs from this junction. There is a large surfaced car park area but please park sensibly. There may be dog walkers around.

SI Card Hire
Border Liners SI Cards will be available to those who require one. There is no charge unless you lose it.

Please provide your name and details before going to the start. This is just to keep track of who has started. The start is approximately 100m from download/enquiries. The start will not be actively manned. Please start 1 minute after the previous person on your course has started.

The finish is approximately 200m from download/enquiries.

Course Details
Green: 4.1km 90m climb Map scale: 1:7500
Short Green: 3.5km 70m climb Map scale 1:7500
Yellow: 2.4km 35m climb Map scale 1:7500

All controls are SIAC enabled. The start and finish require dibbing.

Courses close at 2pm

Descriptions are on the map. No loose descriptions will be available

There is one special symbol x = Post

Rough grassland and semi mature tree plantation. There are several paths but most are mapped.

There will be one portaloo in the car park

This event is being held in mid winter – please dress accordingly. Cagoules may be compulsory.

There are no restrictions other than common sense. Deer and other wild animals are in the woods.

First Aid
First Aid is available at enquiries.