Cushbawn

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Date Sunday, 17/10/2021
Venue Cushbawn
Address Ballinaclash, Co.Wicklow
Event Format Leinster League
Club Website Setanta Orienteers
Start Times 11:00 - 13:00
Signposted From Ballinaclash
Contact set@orienteering.ie
Grid reference T 1542 8413
Latitude 52.8959131
Longitude -6.2850867
Pricing

Adults: €8 / person
Children: €5 / child
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person
Family Discount: €20 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 7 family members / family)

Summary mature runnable forest with paths and roads
Notes

Setanta Orienteers welcome you to a Leinster League event in Coillte Woodland on Cushbawn, Ballinaclash, south of Rathdrum Co. Wicklow on 17th October 2021

Event signposted from R753 in Ballinaclash, about 5 mins drive on narrow, twisty 2 way public road.

Google directions to forest entrance
https://goo.gl/maps/TAHmaEBm7wmxQnKo9

Provisional course details, straight line distance.
Course           Controls  Length   Climb
Yellow                  9       1.6 km   80 m      Beginners, very easy navigation
Orange                 9         2.4 km   90 m     Beginners, easy navigation
Red                      11        3.7 km   125 m    Long course, easy navigation good for novices.
Light Green        10        2.9 km   80 m      Some experience needed
Green                  15       3.9 km   150 m     Technical
Blue                     20       5.8 km   225 m   Physical and technical
Brown                 25       8.8 km   400 m   Physical and technical

Parking alongside forest road.  Registration, finish and start are adjacent. Some parking may be 10 minutes walk from registration.

This is the 2nd time this area has been used. The first event was in August 2018, routegadget available on orienteering.ie

Scale 1:10,000, contours 5m.

The terrain is mainly coniferous woodland with some line features and many spot features which are mainly boulders. Large parts of the woodland have extraction lanes from thinning. These are depicted on the map with the forest, runnable in one direction symbol. The well used extraction lanes are depicted with the ride symbol as are ‘normal’ rides.

Difficulty rating Paths through mostly runnable forest with some rough parts
PreEntry

Enter online on orienteering.ie

Entries open on 11/10/2021 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 16/10/2021 @ 20:00 PM

Results from previous events held near here

12/08/2018 Cushbawn
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