CLYDE coaching/training activity Glennifer Braes West Sat 21 March 10:30am

Event type: Activity

Coaching training activities at TD3/4/5 aimed at existing members/orienteers based at Robertson car park, Glennifer Braes Country park Paisley. Using the newly remapped 1:7500 map of the west part of Glennifer Braes. £2 adult members/£1 child members. Also open to members of other orienteering clubs at £2.50/£1.50. Coaching activity from 10:30-11:30 with option to go for a run afterwards or retire to the nearby Lord Lounsdale for a debrief and breakfast/lunch. Please contact Andy (see below) if coming as places may be limited.

Map of Gleniffer Braes WestTerrain description

With thanks to Renfrewshire Council for funding.

Sat 21 March. Meet at Robertson car park Glennifer Braes Country Park for 10:30am sharp. If late cross main road and head uphill!

TD (Technical Difficulty) 3 - Coaching will be a TD3 (orange) level star course focussing on navigating TD3 legs and getting used to TD3 control descriptions. Suitable for adult beginners or improving children. Novice children should be accompanied.

TD 4 - as above but with TD 4 controls. Suitable for improving adults or older more experienced children

TD 5 - Can do the TD 4 start course then move onto a corridor course planned by Dave Robertson.

Lord Lounsdale website

Near: Paisley.    GoogleMap  Streetmap (OS 50k)


Follow signs for Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley then continue south past hospital on Corsebar Rd. Turn right (south) onto Stanely Road. past reservoir then continue straight onto Glennifer Road. Robertson car park is a sharp left turn at the top of the braes just after a left hand bend in the road.

Start times:

10:30am sharp. Please try and get there early.

Entry Fees:

£2/£1 for CLYDE members, £2.50/1.50 for members of other orienteering clubs.


Andy Paterson (coach)  - please contact Andy .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to reserve a place.



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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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