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Mahon falls

Date Sunday, 21/04/2024
Venue Mahon falls
Address Comeragh Mountains, Co.Waterford
Event Format Other
Club Website SEVO
Start Times 11:00 - 13:00
Signposted From R676 @ Mahon Bridge
Contact southeastvikingorienteering@gmail.com
Grid reference S 31401 08056
Latitude/Longitude 52.223687, -7.5411599
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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 5 family members / family)

Summary open mountain with intricate boulder detail, few paths
Notes

SEVO will host a colour coded event on the intricate boulder area of the Comeraghs used in 2016 for the IOC.

In the absence of a Munster league, this will be  of a similar standard. Please enter a s early as possible to faciltate printing of maps. Register here

Planner: Robert Pim. Controller: Liisa Honkasaari. Organiser: Andrew Cox

Provisional course lengths: Brown 7 km; Blue 6.2 km; Green 4.8 km; Light green 4 km; Red 4km; Orange 2.4 km; Yellow 1.9 km

Climb to be calculated. It is significant. No courses are buggy friendly. Anyone with a buggy is recommended to take the surfaced path into the waterfall. Younger runners may need some shadowing.

All maps will be on waterproof paper. The longer courses will use 1 to 7500 scale with shorter courses at 1 to 5000 due to complexity of detail on the map.

No toilets available at this venue. Try any of the following options:

Crough Coffee at Mahon Bridge. You might consider car pooling from this spot to reduce traffic on the narrow mountain road. 

Cooneys Yard here

Applegreen in Leamybrien here

 

 

 

Difficulty rating 6/10 Open mountain only, some paths
PreEntry

Enter online on orienteering.ie

Entries open on 01/04/2024 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 19/04/2024 @ 22:10 PM

Results from previous events held near here

28/10/2007 Mahon Falls
16/11/2008 Davmore
08/11/2009 Davmore
20/10/2013 Mahon Falls
01/05/2016 Mahon Falls
22/04/2018 Mahon Falls
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