After a week of mostly dismal weather we were blessed with superb conditions and a great turnout. With felling operations confining us to a small area in the north-west corner of the map, the longest course was only 3.2 km and involved looping round twice. Nonetheless, most people seemed to enjoy th…
Have you remembered to renew your orienteering membership?
Here is one good way to familiarise yourself with orienteering techniques and skills or improve your own orienteering in your own time and from the comfort of your own home.
Have a look at BASOC's (Badenoch and Strathspey Orienteering Club) article linking to ©Duncan Bayliss's Better Orienteering site.
The ECKO AGM will be held on Saturday, 1st February, 2020 following our event at Glen Nant. It will be held at the Taynuilt Sports Pavillion in Taynuilt. The committee extend a very warm welcome to all members and would encourage you to come and join in the fun.
More details will follow and the time will be confirmed as soon as possible.
Wet but fabulous - the run or the runners?
The final SOL (Scottish Orienteering League) was held recently at Teviothead in the Borders. It's a beautiful part of the world but unfortunately the mist was down so it was difficult to appreciate the spectacular scenery.
The EckO committee would like to urge EckO members to complete the on-line survey regarding the SOA Competition Review. Thank you in anticipation. Follow the attached link.
There has been an exciting development for juniors in the West of Scotland who are interested in improving their orienteering skills. Please read the information below and follow the links if your child/children are interested. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our junior co-ordinator Susannah Macmillan or any committee member through the EckO web site.
Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.
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