Fearnoch, Feb 25 2018

Date of event: Sun 25th Feb 2018
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Taynuilt


Simple results

Event 6 and the final event of the 2017/18 autumn/winter series, including the new club league too place at Fearnoch Forest courtesy of Forestry Commission Scotland. 

The event was followed by the club AGM - separate details for this will be posted on the website soon.  

events location



  • Planner: Jan Kersel
  • Organiser: Jan Kersel
  • Controller: Ross Lilley
  • Contact:

Pre-Event information

Course information


Yellow - 2.9Km, 50m climb - Beginners. Follows forest tracks and paths

Orange -  3.2Km, 80m climb - Moderately easy. Follows forest tracks and paths with some off path control sites. 

Green - 4.7Km, 125m climb -   Difficult - Short  

Blue - 6.7Km, 200m climb - Difficult - Long

Yellow and Orange courses use tracks and paths and conditions are firm and mostly dry underfoot.

Green and Blue visit some parts of the forest seldom visited before.  Some legs take you through some rough vegetation that is marshy in places and so full body cover and robust running shoes are recommended.







Starts 1100hrs to 1200hrs.

Courses Close 1400hrs and everyone must report to the finish by this time whether or not they have completed the course

Entry Details

Entry on the day but please e-mail info@ecko.org.uk before Saturday to order your maps so that we print sufficient maps for everyone.

Adults £4 (or £5 if a non-British Orienteering or Scottish Orienteering member)
Juniors £2

Info for dog owners

Dogs are allowed but we recommend keeping them on a lead as there are likely to be other dog walkers around.


Nearest toilets are in Taynuilt.

Alasdair Lilley is planning on bringing his soup wagon to help raise funds for his Croatia expedition this summer.

Image of the Fearnoch map About the area/map


A large area of commercial plantation with a network of forest roads. Map is path and off-path. The area is most suited to courses up to TD 3 (including Long Orange) and bike-O

Read more about the Fearnoch area and map


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Posted by Andy Dale