Trooperstown

Date Sunday, 26/11/2023
Venue Trooperstown
Address Laragh, Co. Wicklow, Co.Wicklow
Event Format Leinster League
Club Website Great Eastern Navigators
Start Times 11:00 - 13:00
Signposted From R755 Annamoe / Laragh Road
Contact brenhy@hotmail.com
Grid reference T 155 972
Latitude/Longitude 53.0112797257608, -6.274220130304854
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Pricing

Adults: €8 / 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 Runnable forest with paths and roads and some open mountainside
Notes

Trooperstown forest looks beautiful this time of year. There is parking close to the Start and Finish, 

  • Contactless punching will be in use (except for the Start and Finish)
  • Car pool if you can
  • There will be refreshments available, but bring your own cup if you can.
  • There is a choice of 8 courses (Brown, Blue, Green, Light Green, Short Green, Red, Orange and Yellow
  • There are paths made by animals that are not mapped.
  • Some cycle trails are not shown if parallel to earthbanks
  • Not every rootstock has been mapped.
  • What is important - courses close at 3pm and we lift controls at that time
  • There will be some entry on the day but the numbers are limited to available maps.
  • Entry closes on Friday at 11pm
  • This event is ideal for those who want to try Orienteering for the first time. 
  • If there is a lot of rainfall in the previous few days it will be wet underfoot.
  • Dogs are welcome but should be under control. There are deer in the forest.

--------------------Course Details ---------------------------

 

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  • Course length(km) climb(m)
    • Yellow        1.7 km        40m
    • Orange        2  km 60m
    • Red                3.5 km 90m
    • Light Green 3.5 km 125m
    • Short Green 2.5 km 75m
    • Green       4.5 km 150m
    • Blue        6.3 km 220m
    • Brown     8.4 km 275m
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Difficulty rating 5/10 Paths through mostly runnable forest with some rough parts
PreEntry

Enter online on orienteering.ie

Entries open on 20/11/2023 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 24/11/2023 @ 23:00 PM

Results from previous events held near here

22/04/2007 Clarabeg
18/05/2008 Trooperstown
28/09/2008 Trooperstown
14/12/2008 Trooperstown
26/04/2009 Clarabeg
21/02/2010 Trooperstown
21/03/2010 Trooperstown
17/04/2011 Clarabeg
12/04/2015 Trooperstown
06/12/2015 Trooperstown
06/04/2016 Trooperstown
01/01/2018 Trooperstown
10/04/2019 Trooperstown
12/05/2019 Trooperstown
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