Lakeland Orienteering Club

EggerslackWed 3 Jul

Summer Series 5

Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Terrain type: Fell

Last updated: Tue 18 June, 2024

Location Info

Near: Grange
Lat,Lng: 54.19448,-2.90912
Postcode: LA11 6BE
What3Words: ///reminder.coasters.roadways

The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Directions / Parking

Parking at the Car Park LA11 6AZ.

There are 29 parking spaces at registration which is in
Hampsfell Road CP. Post Code LA11 6AZ.

There are several car parks and on street parking in Grange-over
Sands which are free after 6pm.

Map / Terrain

The area is totally in Eggerslack Woods and is on limestone which will be extremely slippery if wet. The area has a good network of paths with numerous crags, boulders and contour detail. There is little bracken but the vegetation is as you would expect at this time of the year.

Scale 1:5000 and 5m contours.

Map last updated in year unknown.

The map will be size A4 and printed on waterproof paper.

Follow taped route from registration to start 500m and 80m climb

Distance from finish back to registration/download is 700m

Course closing time 20 00

Course Information

Long 3.8 km 200 climb 15 controls

Short 2.8 km 150m m climb 13 controls

Orange 2.4km 110m climb 11 controls

Yellow 1.9 km 90 m climb 9 controls

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Online entries are open at SiEntries. Online entry will close at 23:59 on Sunday 30th June, some entry on the day will also be available.

Fees for online entry:

  • £6 for seniors who are members of either British Orienteering (BO) or LOC
  • £7 for seniors who are not members of either BO or LOC
  • £4 for juniors and full-time students
  • Free for LOC Juniors

Fees for entry on the day:

  • £7 for seniors who are members of either BO or LOC
  • £8 for seniors who are not members of either BO or LOC
  • £4 for juniors and full-time students
  • Free for LOC Juniors

If entering on the day, the correct change would be very much appreciated please!

Registration and Start times

Registration 5.00

Starts 5.30-7pm

Courses close 8pm

Full leg cover is compulsory.
You must carry a whistle

Maps for ALL COURSES will be at the starts, and with the exception of the yellow will be picked up after starting. Yellow competitors will be allowed to study the map before starting. Copies of the orange and yellow maps will be available at Newcomer Welcome (alongside registration), where it will be possible to see them and seek help or advice if required, but not take a map away. Please take advantage of this if there is anything you aren't sure about, or if you want to talk to anyone about orienteering.

Contacts / Officials

Series coordinator : Alan Heppenstall

Planner : Cliff Etherden

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