Devon Orienteering


Pew Tor Night Event

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Info updated: 24th Nov
Type of event: Local, Night
Type of terrain: Moorland


Results: Pew Tor Night Event 18.11.17 V2

Pre Event Information

Navigating at night on technical ground is the ultimate challenge. Why not have a go?
And the best bit - Apres ‘O’ in the Whitchurch Inn, a couple of miles away.

Event flyer: Pew Tor 18.11.17


Nearest town: Tavistock

Directions / Parking

Venue  SX 526733

Registration & Start Times

Registration and Starts: 17.00 – 18.00
Courses Close: 19.30

Course Information

Courses: Green, Jade (Short Green), and Orange

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Paul Glanville: 

or  01822 617713

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. If you wish to report any safeguarding concerns to our national governing organisation, British Orienteering, please email .

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