for planners & controllers
GPS devices are an excellent resource when updating maps and plotting where control locations are to be.
This article explains how to use:
- the club EtrexH GPS units to collect data during field survey work.
- free GPS software
Here's a document with advice on using our GPS units for mapping surveying operations
The following timetable contains suggested latest possible deadlines for completing each of the main tasks in planning courses for a QOFL. Actual timings will vary from event to event, but ideally should be earlier.
There's a variety of material for planners out there, some old, some new.
Choose which one suits you, depending on your level and your learning style.
Course planning software
Purple Pen is the club's course planning software of choice and a really useful tool. It's also free to download.
A set of resources for all course planners.