LOC Weekend Day 2 - Stickle Pike Middle Distance

Part of the 2019 LOC National Weekend

Sun 19 May 2019

This is part of the LOC National Weekend, following the event at Caw on the 18th May.

Type of event: National
Type of terrain: Fell

Info updated: Wed 22 May

Results

Event Report

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Pre Event Info

The Final Details for the Event is now available, please check these before the weekend.

The controls, including the finish, will be enabled in contactless mode so that those with SiAC dibbers should not need to physically punch the controls.

If you are using contactless punching there is no need to touch the control boxes, and it has been noted that some runners hit them hard enough to knock them out of the ground and potentially damage the control box. Please don't do this because a failed control would disrupt the event results for all the competitors.

However, note that it will be necessary to punch the start controls which will not be programmed in contactless mode.

Some notes on using SIACs are attached.

There will also be SAFETY controls after the FINISH which must be punched by all runners - this is necessary to enable us to confirm that all runners have returned from the course.

Location

Nearest town: Seathwaite, Dunnerdale

Terrain Description

Stickle Pike is an open area. It is mainly runnable but technically and physically very challenging. There are intricate rock and contour details and few line features.

Facilities

Safety

This is an exposed Lake District area so please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. If the weather is poor it might be compulsory to wear or carry a suitable waterproof jacket.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Gill Browne

Planner: Steve & Judy Burge

Controller: Nick & Jane Campbell (DEE)

Important Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser.

Runners MUST download even if they retire so we can be sure everyone is back and that we do not need to start a search and rescue.

Participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Help and Information: Anyone needing any advice about Orienteering should talk to the Organiser.

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