2013-12-08 Raven Rock resultsRead More
Have Fun in the Woods Orienteering… with the best maps in the world
Backwoods Orienteering Klub, founded November 15, 1978 sponsors events and teaches orienteering in the North Carolina piedmont, around Raleigh, NC.
We invite you to try orienteering with us. Everyone is welcome at all our events. We always offer beginning, intermediate, advanced and expert courses (routes through the woods) at every Regular event.
Google Calendar was updated with our calendar. Dates must be confirmed with the various parks. We still need event directors for
If you would like to volunteer but don’t feel confident, let any event director know and you can start out helping. Setting courses is one of the best ways to improve your skills.
Mihai and Joseph’s terms expired and they were unanimously re-elected.
The current board and expiration years:
BOK club members have a new added benefit of membership: a free orienteering app download! The app is designed to help with course design, setting and picking up controls, and recording and analyzing your competition results. The Map-n-Compass app is available in the App Store. The app is priced at $10, but a promotional code allowing a free download is available to all current Backwoods Orienteering Klub members. To find out more and to request your promotional code send an email request to email@example.com.
The Raven rock Regular Event on December 8, 2013 is approved. Being a Regular event, everyone is welcome and we will have a beginners class at 12:30 and all levels of our courses. Raven Rock State Park is located near Lillington NC, about half way between Raleigh and Fayetteville. The event starts at Noon, and everyone must return to the finish and the course closes at 3pm.
From Superintendent Jeffery Davidson,
“We currently have one area heavily flagged with yellow flagging tape for future trail expansion and another area flagged with orange flagging tape for fire lines. There are a few blue flags up also marking some natural resource areas we are monitoring. Make sure not to disturb the flagging tape in these areas. … You will have some areas where you will be crossing the flagged (in yellow) bike route. Please let participants know of this and let them know not to disturb these flags.”
I am attaching the map of the proposed bike routes courtesy of Raven Rock Park and Jeffery Davidson.
Wow, what an event! We had 121 starts and probably close to 200 people! And why not? the weather was perfect, the forest – beautiful, and the courses – quite hard. One of the main trails on the Yellow course almost disappeared under the autumn leaves, which provided additional challenge. And runners on the red […]Read More