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Buckland Wood

Training 8

Thu 22 June, 2017

Near: Taunton
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Coaching, Training

The focus of the evening is currently expected to be:

  • map walk- keeping in contact with the map
  • short feature courses
  • bearings in a more complex area

Summer training Series Info

A series of 90 minute long evening training sessions run by our club coaches, held near Taunton and the Blackdown Hills.

Whatever your age or experience you will be very welcome. We are especially keen for our more experienced orienteers to come as they can help by sharing their skills.

If you'd like to help another improve, or would like more help yourself, then why not buddy up? Read more about our buddying scheme and fill in the questionairre to help us identify your needs.

Series Contacts

Series organisers: Judy & Roger Craddock 01823 323850

Lead coach: Tess Stone

Organiser & Assistant coach: Vikki Page

Directions / Parking

Alongside road, TBC.

Entry Details

£1 per person

Registration & Start Times

The training session runs between 18.30 and 20.00 (there is no registration or start times as such).

Terrain Description

Partially runnable woodland descending from a steepish scarp slope, with open areas, a good variation of line features and a limited network of paths.

Routegadget (from 2016)

Contacts / Officials

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Important Event 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 participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

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