MillergroundSat 3 Feb
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: Parkland
Come and have an adventure with us on Saturday 3rd February (10am-12) in the
beautiful lakeshore surroundings at Millerground. Our special maps will take you
off exploring mixture of fields, woodland and shoreline - all with amazing views
over lake Windermere.
This event is suitable for complete beginners with a choice of three map-reading
courses to follow through Rayrigg Meadow, over Queen Adelaide's Hill and along
the lakeshore. You can choose to do one, two or all three courses on the day
Near: Windermere Lat,Lng: 54.37543,-2.91962 Postcode: LA23 1BP
The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away
Map / Terrain
The area is compact but varied with wonderful views across Windermere to distant fells.
The courses will visit parkland, hillside and lakeshore paths.
We have been granted access to the football field but, to avoid damage, please avoid
crossing the pitch.
The Millerground map has been recently updated (2023) and the scale will be 1:2500.
WHITE - Shortest and easiest to navigate – follows paths, with checkpoints at each path
junction to help with decision making.
1.0km 15 controls
YELLOW – Longer and fairly easy navigation – follows paths and line features (fences,
walls,…), some decisions to be made at paths junctions without a checkpoint, checkpoints
may be just off the line features.
1.5km 17 controls
ORANGE - Longer with a little more navigational challenge.
1.9km 17 controls
Explorer Points can be earned at this event for all LOC Juniors signed up to the awards
The event is completely FREE to attend.
To help our organisation, we request that you
sign up by completing an entry form for each
Registration and Start times
The event will run from 10am – 12 noon.
There will be lots of volunteers available to help you get started.
You can choose to do one, two or all three courses on the day.
Progress around the courses will be recorded with an electronic timing device (dibber)
which will be loaned to children from the registration area.
You should return to the registration/download area to download your results after
each course and MUST download and return dibbers before you leave.
Windermere Town Council have provided
us with free access to the toilets at
Rayrigg Meadow for the duration of
Lay-by Lattes will be selling hot drinks
throughout the morning.
There is also a fabulous children’s
playground and numerous picnic tables.
Dogs on leads are welcome. Please clean up after your dog.
Contacts / Officials
Planner/Organiser: Kath Savage
Controller: Dick Towler