Advanced & Expert event Carolina North Forest March 1st

Filed under: Latest News by Lina Lindberg on February 28th, 2020

We are hosting an advanced event at Carolina North Forest on Sunday March 1st. There will be four different courses offered:

Orange, advanced, 3.5 km (description of “orange” level below)

Brown , expert, 3.8 km

Green, expert , 5.4 km

Red, expert , 6.6 km

Event begins at noon and everyone must be back by 3:00pm when control pick up begins. There will be no beginners class offered. Start and finish is adjacent to Seawell Elementary Schools parking lot. Address is 9115 Seawell School Rd, Chapel Hill, NC.

You must pre-register for this event here, no later than Friday Feb 28 at 6:00pm do be guaranteed a map. If you register late you are welcome to show up, but you may have to wait for the first finisher to return with a map.

Park guidelines are that all pets must be leashed.

Orange Course — for the advanced orienteer

Choose this advanced course if you are moderately experienced with orienteering, you have mastered the White course, and have done a few Yellow courses very comfortably.

Before starting you should know:

how to navigate with or without a “handrail”.

how to select and use “collecting features” and “catching features”.

how to follow a compass bearing.


Lina L

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