Results – Occoneechee 5 May

Rain. We had a fun day out at Occoneechee Mountain despite the weather. And we had perfect attendance. Everyone who signed up got out to run, with a brave group who started right after 10am and had to run most of their course in the rain. Occoneechee packs so much into a compact park that […]

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Occoneechee Mnt Expert Event May 5

Join us on May 5 for Expert orienteering in Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area in Hillsborough, NC.  Come for the mountain laurel and stay for the steep climbs. This is a smaller event due to often limited parking, so we will be offering three courses for expert orienteers. Anyone who has successfully completed an expert-level course […]

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Results – Umstead East NYD Relay

We had 13 teams competing for the crown of New Years Day Relay Champ. Teams ran four legs, two short and two long, in various permutations, so we had a lot of competitors on the course running at the same time on different routes. We were also glad to host many visitors. Besides our normal […]

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Umstead Open Results 24 Sept

For the start of a new orienteering season we had a great turnout, with both new people coming out and a number of people we hadn’t seen during the summer. The total unique starters was 85, but many of the NJROTC orienteers on the beginner course decided it was fun enough to try out a […]

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Open Orienteering at Umstead South, September 24, 2023

Registration is now closed. On Sunday, September 24th, BOK is hosting an Open orienteering event at UmsteadPark at the Reedy Creek Entrance on Harrison Avenue. Follow the trail from theparking lot down the hill northwest of the parking lot to the big shelter,(35.838111, -78.760729). This event is open to all skill levels and there will […]

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Radio Orienteering World Championships

This summer, BOK is proud to have athletes representing the United States in two international radio orienteering competitions. In late June, BOK sent a youth member to represent the US at the World Youth ARDF Championships. Check out her experience here. The adult US Radio Orienteering Team will head to Czechia for the 2023 World […]

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CNF Open May 14 – Results

A good turnout of orienteers joined us at Carolina North Forest this Mothers Day to enjoy the opportunity for regular foot orienteering, radio orienteering and a new experiment with 10 100m dashes through the woods, dubbed “expressO”. We had 46 starts in total with several teams of 2, 3 or even 4 running on the […]

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Open Event – Carolina North May 14th, 2023

May 14th, 2023 Backwoods Orienteering Klub will be hosting an Open event at Carolina North Forest. We will have courses for all abilities, beginner (White) to expert (Red), with starts from 11am to 1:30pm. There will be a beginner class at 11:45. Anyone taking the beginner class should arrive at 11:30 to check in and […]

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Results – Umstead South Feb 19th, 2023

We had a great turnout for BOK’s latest open event at Umstead South; filled to capacity. There were about 7 no-shows, but the harrowing parking could have been partly to blame. Even when we arrived to set up at 8:30AM, the parking lot was one-third full. The weather cooperated, remaining cool enough to make running […]

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Open Orienteering at Umstead South, February 19, 2023

On Sunday, February 19th, BOK is hosting an Open orienteering event at UmsteadPark, at the Reedy Creek Entrance on Harrison Avenue. Follow the trail from theparking lot down the hill northwest of the parking lot to the big shelter,(35.838111, -78.760729). This event is open to all skill levels and there will be a beginner class […]

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