NICS 5 Gortin Glen Forest Park

Saturday 6th October 2018

Fermanagh Orienteers welcome travelling orienteers to Gortin Glen Forest Park near Omagh, Co. Tyrone. This is a large forest park only part of which is mapped. The map scale used will be 1:7500. It is a beautiful and mature coniferous forest set on the foothills of the Sperrin Mountains. It has excellent parking facilities, picnic sites and adjacent toilets. Continue reading

Improvers 2

Fun coaching for new orienteers!

Sunday 27th May 2018  2pm

We will meet at the Old Castle End (follow the road through Lisnarick towards Kesh. Look out for the orienteering sign – it’s a sharp turn into the forest so take care!

Member fees – Children £3  Adults £5

Everyone welcome so if you’re not a member yet you can join on the day. Alternatively you can join online – click here.

Improvers 3 is on Sunday 10th June (probably Florencecourt but check closer to the time)

 

NICS 5

Castle Archdale Country Park           Saturday 21st October 2017

Last minute information

Parking at Marina Carpark; NO toilets here. Nearest toilets at the Castle Courtyard (about 400m) – follow blue and white tapes from Marina.

No refreshments available in the Park and no Junior stall so bring your own food and drink.

Red and White tapes to Start and Finish (each about 5 minutes walk from Registration)

Map/Course Corrections (after maps had been printed)

The forest around 2 controls has suffered from wind blow and poor mapping. Green, Blue and Brown are affected.

Maps and Control descriptions have been amended. Please check these before leaving the Start.

Green – control 3 has been repositioned and control 9 has been eliminated. Length now 3.7km.

Blue – controls 3 and 15 have been eliminated. Length unchanged – 5.7km.

Brown – controls 13 and 23 have been eliminated. Length now 7km.

Weather

Forecast predicts wet and possibly stormy conditions. You are strongly advised to carry a whistle and bring a waterproof.