Results, Shackleford Banks

We orienteered for the first time at Shackleford Banks, the Western tip of Cape Lookout National Seashore. After a chilly 20-minute ferry from Beaufort, we were free to play on the 8-mile long island, with only a couple dozen other humans, and over one hundred wild horses. Many thanks to park superintendent Jeffrey West and […]

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Results: Ft. Macon

From meet director, Carl: Thank you for bringing Orienteering to the coast. This was our 3rd annual event and we enjoy helping host it. This year we changed the start location to the West end of the park due to Covid and close proximity to visitors at the Fort. Because of the location change we […]

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Ft. Macon, 07 Feb

On Sunday, 07 February, we will have a 90 minute score course at Ft. Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach, NC.  A ‘score course’ means that you can visit any controls that you want, in any order — but if you don’t return within 90 minutes, you will lose lots of points.  Carl Briscoe will […]

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Shackleford Banks, 06 Feb

This event is sold out, and registration is closed. We will have a small event at Shackleford Banks on Saturday, 06 February.  We are limiting registration to 25 people because of Covid and because (unless you have your own means of getting to the island) competitors will need to ride over on the same ferry.  […]

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Preliminary note about February events at the coast

We have been approved for events on Saturday, 06 February and Sunday, 07 February at Shackleford Banks and Ft. Macon, respectively. At this point, we feel that the only thing that would disrupt these plans would be severe weather that causes cancellation of the ferry to Shackleford. Details about these events should be available soon […]

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Results — Occoneechee Mtn.

On a near perfect day for orienteering, we enjoyed an expert-level event on a new map of Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area. Although it is a fairly small park, it has more than its share if interesting rocky features, steep cliffs, earth banks, and complex patterns of thick vegetation. These made the short courses pretty […]

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Occoneechee Mountain — 10 January, 2021

All of the spaces for this event have been filled, and so registration is now closed. Join us on January 10 for small orienteering event in a fantastic new venue — Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area in Hillsborough, NC.  We have a new map of this special area, and will be offering three courses for […]

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Eno Score-O Results

December Score-O, 2020: Eno River State Park A nice weekend brought nearly 50 orienteers to Eno River State Park for our annual score-O. This year, the pandemic made us re-think the event’s format so that participants could be more spatially and temporally distributed. The course consisted of 37 controls and was set by Friday. Participants […]

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Score-O, 12/13 December @ Eno River

Registration for this event is now closed. Our annual December Score-O will be at Eno River State Park during the weekend of December 12/13.  This event is open only to expert orienteers — those who have completed a brown, green, red, or blue course.  (We are sorry about the relative lack of beginner-friendly events over […]

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Results for Horton Grove (11 Oct 2020)

We had a nice event on a new map of our latest orienteering venue, Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Bahama NC. Many thanks to the land managers, Triangle Land Conservancy, for supporting the mapping of this park, and for supporting the occasional event that we hope to have there in the future. Despite the fairly […]

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