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A Night Event event at Burbage Mines

On Thu 17th Nov 2016

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Well it was a chilly night up on Burbage, well done to those that made the effort to get out.  Great courses which made you concentrate all the way round.  Thanks to Dom, Jacky and Mark Dakin for planning and organising (and standing there for 2 hours making sure we all got back safely!).

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Event Details

A night event at Burbage Mines, followed by a social, offering micro night orienteering in a complex area of mine workings.

Please enter in advance by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 6pm on Wed 16th November stating what course you would like to run and whether you are likely to order food at the pub.

Parking: In layby opposite Lady Canning’s Plantation, 1km west of Ringinglow. Parking is limited, please car share if possible.  Nearest Postcode – S11 7TT. Grid Ref. - SK278834. Location on Street Map

Registration in car at layby: 17:20 – 18:20

Start 350m walk away, on area: 17:30 – 18:30 (Courses close promptly @ 19:00)

***Please try to start by 18:15 if you plan to do one of the longer courses***

Finish: on area, next to the start, download back at layby in car

Map: Scale 1:2500, 2.5m Contours, A4 Map. Loose control descriptions available – also on map. (Double sided map for long course competitors)

Courses (lengths subject to final planning):

Ochre – 1.7km – following line features (mainly paths), and aimed at juniors and adults who are new to night orienteering. (Shortened loop – 1km). Inexperienced juniors must be shadowed by an adult.

Short – 1.5km – the shorter of the three technical courses.

Medium – 2.0km – an alternative to the short

Long – 3.5km – both the short and medium courses combined, and run on the one dibber

Cost: Adults: £4 (£3 BOF members), Children, Students & Concessions: £2

SportIdent Punching will be used.

Safety: Burbage Moor is very exposed, and so if wet and/or windy is very chilly. Therefore whistles, headtorches & backup torches are compulsory, and cagoules are advised in the event of bad weather.

Planner: Dom Dakin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Post Event Social: Please join us from 6.30pm for food and / or drinks in the Norfolk Arms. Just order from the main menu at your convenience.