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Orienteering in
Airedale and Wharfedale

Great Tower Wood

Aire Regional Event in the Lake District

Sun 05 November, 2017

Level of event: Regional

Gt Tower Flier No Cg

An Aire Club League Event.


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Pre Event Info

Event Type


Directions / Parking

Southeasternmost Car Park on Birks Road.

Will be very limited.  There may be a car-sharing arrangement from Bowness.  Please watch this space for details.

Registration & Start Times

NO EOD. EOD closes on Sunday 

Enquirues, toilets and download are in the assembly area. 

Start times from 10.30 to 12.00 (Start and Finish are close to Assembly)

Course closes at 2.00

Terrain Description

Technical runnable Lakeland woodland.  There is some bracken growth, particularly in some open areas.

Course Information

1:7500 map, 5m contours, updated 2016.  

White               Very easy    For young and inexperienced juniors

Yellow               Easy   For juniors with a little experience

Orange             Moderately easy   For more experienced juniors and inexperienced seniors.

Light Green      Moderately hard  For experienced juniors

Short Green     Hard

Green               Hard

Blue                  Hard

Brown               Hard 

Entry Details

Entry through Closing date: 29 October


Seniors £10.00 (£8.00 British Orienteering members)

Juniors & Students £3.00 

Juniors free on White and Yellow courses

Dog restrictions


Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Tony Thornley, 01943 609565,

Planner: Chris Burden, ,

Controller: Chris Heptenstall, ,

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Important Information

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.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance

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