Sat 10th Nov - Training - Dunrod Hill

Event type: Activity

The first of our winter training sessions will take place on Dunrod Hill and will be about what to do when you get lost, and how to use contours.

Where:
Greenock Cut Visitor Centre Cornalees Bridge, Inverkip PA16 9LX

When: Saturday 10 November 2018 10:30 – 12:30

What: Two possible training exercises, one on using contours and the second on relocation (what to do when you are lost!)
How to register: please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to make sure we have maps for you

A good guide on relocation from Cork Orienteering Club

Map of Dunrod Hill mapTerrain description

Rising to 298m above Greenock this is a classic large area of open moorland. There is a lot of contour and rock detail with extra interest added by various bits of industrial archeology. During the Industrial Revolution the area was used to supply water to Greenock leaving a number of reservoirs both large and small, and an 8km aqueduct, the Greenock Cut, running round the foot of the hillside. Amazing views of the Clyde coast on a clear day!  The Greenock Cut visitor centre has toilets, educational displays and a small cafe.

Near: PA16 9LX.  OS Grid Ref. NS247721  GoogleMap  Streetmap (OS 50k)

 

 

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Explanation of Course Colours

White = Easy controls all on paths, compass not essential.

Yellow = Easy controls on paths with some controls just off paths, compass not essential.

Orange = Moderate with most controls just off paths or line features, compass recommended.

Green = Technical with most controls NOT on paths or line features.

Blue = Same as Green but longer (5km +).

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