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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Harden Moor with Bingley St Ives

Regional Event

Sun 16 February, 2020

Level of event: Regional

Type of event: Race

A Yorkshire Superleague Event

An Aire Club League Event

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

The area can be approached from Keighley via Shaw Lane, from Harden via Ryecroft Road, from Cullingworth via Keighley Road, or from Cross Roads (Haworth) via Bingley Road. These roads all converge at the now closed Guide Inn. The event will be signed from this junction and from the Harden end of Rycroft Road.

Parking is on the area off Ryecroft Road with overflow on the roadside verges.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 10.00 to 12.00

Start times from 10.30 to 12.30.

Courses close at 2.30

Entry Details

EOD only

Seniors £10.00 (£8.00 for BO members)

Seniors £4.00 on Orange, Yellow and White Courses

Juniors and Students £4.00

Juniors free on White and Yellow courses

Electronic Punching

Controls will be enabled for Contactless punching with SIACs.

The punching Start and Finish will not be in Contactless mode and need to be punched by all competitors.

An SIAC battery test box will be available at the Start and final SIAC test will be available at -1.

It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure that their SIcard has registered at the control.

Traditional SI cards will be available for hire at the event from Enquiries. Unfortunately we are not able to offer SIAC cards for hire at this event. A charge of £30 will be made for lost or non-returned hire SI cards.

Course Information

1:10000 map. 5m contours, updated

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

Long Orange: Moderately Easy 130m Suitable for less experienced but fit adults.

Brown: Hard

Black: Hard

All course lengths subject to final controlling.

Terrain Description

Moorland, much of it heather moorland with areas of woodland and some detailed old quarry workings. There is a good path network for junior courses.

The longer courses go into parts of the St Ives Estate with a mix heather moor and forest with extensive rhododendron cover.

Dog restrictions

Dogs under control on the courses. Please clear up any mess.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Wendy Carlyle

Planner: Tony Carlyle

Controller: Chris Burden

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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