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All-levels training camp 

Starts: Sunday, April 14, 2013 9:00 AM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Friday, April 12, 2013 11:00 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Pine Hill
Organizer: Giacomo Barbone

UPDATE 4/12/2013:
Due to permit restrictions, we have had to limit our camp to 3 exercises instead of the planned 4. See updated schedule for details.

One-day training camp for all levels of orienteers. Exercises will be offered for everyone from beginner to elite orienteers. Cost is $10, $6 for juniors. The Pine Hill map is one of the finest maps in the Boston area, and offers opportunities for many different types of training. Exercises will make use of over 100 streamered control sites, and registered entrants can do as many trainings as they feel like. Instruction will be available. The focus of the camp will be on technical orienteering training.

Please register online so that we know how many maps to print.

Schedule for the camp:
9am - Line-o; focus on precision map reading.
10:30am - O-terval pair training; focus on simplification and quick navigation.
12pm - lunch (not provided)
1pm - 2-man relay (mass start).


Advanced0m0m0Advanced-level training exercises240
Beginner0m0m0Beginner exercises (appropriate for W,Y,O level runners)120

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

From I-93 N, take exit 33 to Fellsway West (Rt 28). Go N 1.8 miles to reservation entrance. Follow the road inside to the parking lot.

or From 93 South to exit 35 at stop take a left under hightway at next stop sign take a right at first set of lights (Rt 28) take a right for Sheepfold enterance.

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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