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Park-O 7: Bear Hill 

Starts: Thursday, May 27, 2010 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:00 AM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Pine Hill
Organizer: Alex Jospe

Note location change!

The course will not send you through disgusting green bits of the map, this I promise. I wouldn't wear shorts, but you don't need to break out the canvas pants.

Because Bear Hill is kind of far away, there will be two courses, to make it worth your while (as well as a beginner course). The longer one is the "official" park-o, that will count towards your overall score, and the shorter one is just to do more orienteering while you're there. Please don't do the second sprint unless you think you'll be done by 7pm, for the sake of those picking up controls.

Thanks to everyone who came! If you think your time is different than what I have posted below, please let me know. I don't want to blame my watch, but since it is analogue, sometimes I am off by a minute in either direction, the seconds however are correct.

Advanced #1 course map. Advanced #2 course map. Beginner map.

This event is part of the 2010 Boston Park Orienteering Championship

Beginner course: 
Marina Afonkin: 35:07
Victoria Azarov: 49:09


Sprint2330m10m9This is only for those who think they can complete it by 7pm.48
Advanced3120m0m9 1619
Beginner2070m0m8 00

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

From the North take I-93 to Exit 35; the assembly area is right at the bottom of the ramp.

From the South Take I-93 to Exit 34; at the traffic light go left on N Border Rd for about 0.3 mi; turn left and go under the
highway to Fallon Rd.

Orienteering Map

Pine Hill

Scale: 1:10000
Contours: 2.5m

Pine hill is part of the MDC middlesex fells. The terrain has many details, trails, and a fair amount of green stuff in the summer.

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