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Park-O #6: Peter's Hill 

Starts: Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:30 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Wednesday, May 25, 2011 11:59 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Peters Hill
Organizer: Alex Jospe

Sixth event in the 2011 Park Orienteering Series. We'll try not to just make it a hill interval session... Come by for a fast, fun event.

Also, it will be hilly.


Park-O3000m60m15 915

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

The start area will on the hilltop, and signposted with orange tapes starting on the corner of Bussey Street and Walter Street. Plan for a 5 minute walk up the hill from there

Coming from the T (Orange Line): go west up the hill along the arborway (starts out above as elevated highway near the Station) for 200m or so. turn left into the arboretum at the first gate. look at the signs with maps and follow the road to Peters Hill. (about a mile)

Driving: park on the west end of Bussey St, near intersection w/ Walter St, directly north of competition area.

Orienteering Map

Peters Hill

Scale: 1:4000
Contours: 3m

Peters Hill is the southernmost section of Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. It consists mainly of a large hill in the center, and a more detailed area to the north.

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