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Bansha Woods

Date Sunday, 26/02/2023
Venue Bansha Woods
Event Format Other
Club Website CORKO
Start Times 11:00 - 12:30
Contact corko@orienteering.ie
Latitude/Longitude 52.452, -8.098
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Pricing

Adults: €7 / person
Children: €5 / child
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person
Family Discount: €15 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 5 family members / family)

Summary New map of popular walking forest with many paths roads.
Notes

The first orienteering event at Bansha, Co Tipperary for nearly 40 years takes place on 26th Feb with start times between 11am and 12.30pm. Bansha wood is located (Google: 52.452185,-8.095940) roughly 3/4 ways along the N24 Cahir to Cahir - Tipperary road and the wood entrance is located 2.5km north west of Bansha village, taking around 1 hour to reach from Cork.

 

The forest is extensive including two steep hills and a complex network of paths. Bansha is a working forest with a mix of deciduous and evergreen plantation where the limited runnable areas are interspersed with green areas allowing for challenging route choices especially on the blue and brown courses. Enter online (https://www.orienteering.ie/fixtures/bansha-woods/) to guarantee a map.

 

4 courses are offered:

Beginners (orange level)                      3.1km                    100m climb

Green                                                   4.0km                    150m    

 

or those with no fear:

Blue                                                      4.3km                   200m

Brown                                                   7.1km                    275m

 

The running length for blue and brown courses is ~20% more than the quoted straight line distances.

 

Difficulty rating 5/10 Paths through mostly runnable forest with some rough parts
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