Devon Orienteering


Coaching Day: Burrator

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Sat 27 Feb 2016

Info updated: 02nd Jan
Type of event: Training
Type of terrain: Moorland, Woodland

Pre Event Information

Repeat of training day that Dave Rollins put on here for Royal Signals Regiment in Spring 2014 (Dave has worked with British squad).  Aimed at experienced orienteers although morning activities are suitable for those with some experience.  The afternoon session is a single downhill course.  It is hoped many will stay on for the night event.  We will find a place for refreshments between the training and the night event.  Advance booking please.

Outline of day

Meet 1030 - Norsworthy Bridge car park

Exercise 1 -  Relays (up to 8 control finding/ placing circuits - work in pairs)

Excercise 2 - Flow  (2.4km course - route choice comparison - work in pairs)

Lunch (bring packed lunch and drink)

Exercise 3 - Downhill course of about 6km descending from a high point to the car park.  The course is never far from obvious line features which can be used to return to safety but fine navigation is required to locate the control sites

Finish by 4pm


(Burrator night event at 6pm for those interested)

Bring normal orienteering kit - SI not required for training

Please book in advance so sufficient maps are provided


Nearest town: Yelverton

Contacts / Officials

Nicholas Maxwell Organiser

01752 739040


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