Panshanger

Note that this Saturday Lague and Youth League event starts 45 minutes later than usual, so that we don’t clash with the regular Park Run. If you’re a glutton for punishment you could do both!

TERRAIN Open parkland with some woodland and contour detail.
PARKING Limited parking in the Country Park car park, off Thieves Lane, Hertford, SG14 2WN  Overflow parking on local streets – please park with consideration for residents.
Car park has a 2.0m height restriction.  High vehicles: please contact organiser in advance for instructions.
Event signposted from the Hertingfordbury roundabout on the A414.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Rail: Hertford North station 1.5 km.
Coach: Green Line 724 (Sele School) 600m
COURSES Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.

Course Approx. Distance Difficulty
White 1 – 1.5 km Easy – all along paths, control flags whenever you need to decide to turn.
Yellow 1.5 – 2.5 km Fairly easy – navigate along line features such as paths, walls, streams. Some turns with no control flags.
Orange 2.5 – 3.5 km Moderate – start cutting across country, some controls a bit away from line features.
Light Green 3 – 4 km Harder – a range of navigational skills needed to find controls on any mapped feature.
Blue ~6 km As hard as we can make it on the area.

You may enter any course and will automatically be entered in the club’s Saturday League unless you ask not to.

STARTS Register from 10:30 to 12:00 or visit http://sat.maptypes.org to reserve map/dibber.
Starts from 10:45 – 12:15. Courses close at 13:15.
FEES Non-members: Adults £6, Juniors £3
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £1
Adults accompanying juniors are free, but £1 for an extra map.
PUNCHING Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
MAP 1:7,500 pre-marked maps on waterproof paper for all courses.
FACILITIES
DOGS Dogs allowed, but must be on a lead in areas with livestock.
SAFETY Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety. A full risk assessment will have been carried out.
OFFICIALS
Planner
Organiser Adam Leaf
Controlling Hugh Wiltshire