Lakeland Orienteering Club

Stickle WestWed 9 Jun

Event 2 of Summer Evening Series

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






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Thanks to Helen and Nick for some great courses in a fantastic area tonight, we hope you enjoyed the event, despite the weather and to Gill and Carol for the Orange registration organisation and the SI Team of Mike and Ali.

Last updated: Thu 28 April, 2022


Glorious complex Lakeland fell, unhindered by walls. Bracken may be starting to be a nuisance [don't forget to tick check after]. Rough terrain but craggy ground can be avoided with sensible route choices.

Location Info

Near: Broughton in Furness
Lat,Lng: 54.33004,-3.20938
OS Grid Ref: SD214932
Postcode: LA20 6EB

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 will be at the summit of the road between east and west Stickle. Limited space so car-sharing appreciated.

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Glorious complex Lakeland fell, unhindered by walls. Bracken may be starting to be a nuisance [don't forget to tick check after]. Rough terrain but craggy ground can be avoided with sensible route choices.

Course Information

3 courses will be offered, details:

Course Distance (km) Climb (m) Controls
Long 5.2 260m 10
Short 3.1 155m 7
Orange 1.7 110m 9

The Orange course has 2 taped routes.

Map scale is 1:10,000, map scale for the Orange course only is 1:5,000

Courses will close at 19.30.

There will be a safety control after the Finish, please punch there as you go past as it is an important part of our safety strategy.

The Start and Finish will be 100m from assembly, please follow the markers.

Please remember to return to Download as soon as possible when you have finished your run.

How to choose a course

Entry Details

  • Seniors: £5
  • Juniors/Students: £3

Registration and Start times

Registration will be by pre-entry only using SIEntries based on 15 minute time blocks for the Long and Short courses. Entries closed on the 5th June. The final start list is available here for both Long & Short courses. There will be a limit of 105 entries on these courses.

Start times for the Long and Short courses will be available from 16.45 until 18.30.

Registration for the Orange course, which is particularly aimed at families, juniors and novice runners, will be by entry on the day (EOD), opening at 16.45, and SI cards (dibbers) and compasses will be available for those who do not have one. However, these competitors must register by e-mail to Carol McNeill by e-mail <> in order to book an entry and we request that novice runners should start by 17.45 at the latest. Entries on the Orange course must go to the separate Orange Registration Point.

Some competitors may be asked to stay until 19.30 when courses close in case someone fails to return on time.



Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety.

Whistles will be compulsory.

Since this is a Lakeland woodland area please remember that you need to wear or carry appropriate clothing. Full lower leg cover is required. If the weather is inclement, cagoules may be advised on the day.

There are a few public footpaths through the competition areas – please avoid contact with the public!


There will be no traders or food stalls.


There are no toilets.

First aid and medical

First aid will be available at the finish but please DIY if at all possible to avoid unnecessary contact.

Companions will be asked to take injured people to hospital if needed.

Local Accident and Emergency – Westmorland General Hospital,

Burton Road, Kendal, LA9 7RG. (01539 732288)

Contacts / Officials

Planner/organiser: Helen Hooper/Nick Howlett

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