Glen Nant, Nov 19 2017
Date of event: Sun 19th Nov 2017
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Taynuilt
Event 3 of the autumn/winter series, including the new club league.
November's event takes place on EckO's brand new mapped area - Glen Nant - which drew lots of positive comments after the Scottish Orienteering League event here in May. Sunday's event has been planned by Ecko Junior, Louis MacMillan who will be presented on the day with his Argyll and Bute Sports Achievement of the Year award by Councillor Roddy McCuish.
The terrain for all courses, bar the Yellow, is open and exposed. In the event of poor weather, cagoules and whistles will be compulsory. Come prepared.
Location & Directions
Turn off the A85 at Taynuilt and take the B845 towards Kilchrenan. Follow this road for about 3 miles to reach Glen Nant National Nature Reserve. Turn right here and cross a small bridge onto the forest road. Assembly, Finish and parking are about one mile along this forest road.
- Nearest town: Taynuilt
- Grid Ref:
- Latitude: 56.39602
- Longitude: -5.20996
- Google Map (aerial) - Bing Map (OS)
Five courses are available:
Course Difficulty Length Description
Yellow Easy 1.9 km Suitable for novices
Orange Medium 2.4 km Juniors that have mastered
Yellow; Adult novices
Light Green More Technical 3.8 km For those with some experience
Green Difficult 5.2 km For experienced orienteers
Blue Difficult 7.0 km For experienced orienteers
Start Times 10.30 -12.00 (Note earlier than usual)
Courses close 13.30
Enter on the day, but please reserve your map (including which course) in advance by emailing email@example.com
Juniors - £2
Adults (Members) - £4
Adults (Non-members) - £5 (please note, if you have entered 3 previous orienteering events you are advised to join British Orienteering and/or Scottish Orienteering)
- Planner: Louis MacMillan
- Organiser: Susannah MacMillan
- Controller: Ross Lilley
Info for dog owners
Dogs are allowed but must be kept under control
Safety and Risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
EckO's latest map, courtesy of Stirling Surveys
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Posted by Andy Dale