Calendar

Nov
9
Sat
Gordon Community Woodland @ Gordon Community Woods
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Autumn series No 2 will be at Gordon Community Woodland.  Map here

Parking:  The northern car park on the minor road from East Gordon to Macks Mill  at map ref:  NT 666 444.  Registration is in the education hut next to the pond, follow the path/markers south-west from car parking.

Start times:  1 – 2pm.

Courses:  Yellow (very easy), Orange (medium), Light Green (harder).

Entry fees:  Senior members £3.50, Non-members £4.  Junior members £1.50, Non-members £2.  Families a maximum of £7 (members) / £8 (non-members). Entry fee includes a map and also an electronic timing chip if required.

Timing:  Sportident electronic punching.

Terrain:  Gordon Community Woodland is a fairly flat area of woodland with a good network of paths.  There is a mixture of heather, grass, wide open forest, thicker areas, lots of boulders.  The map has been extensively updated in the past few weeks to reflect the enormous amount of thinning undertaken by the woodland volunteers.

 

Organiser:  Eb Rooney

 

 

 

 

Nov
13
Wed
Night 1 – Darnick and Shunters Wud
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The first in the November night series will be at Darnick.  More details to follow.

Nov
20
Wed
Night 2 – Millers Knowes and Heronhill
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Night event 2 will be in Hawick – Millers Knowes and Heronhill.  More details to follow.

Nov
27
Wed
Night 3 – Selkirk Hill
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The 3rd and final event in the November night series will be on Selkirk Hill.  More details to follow.

Dec
7
Sat
Bowmont (and Christmas dinner) @ Bowmont Forest
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

The December event will be at Bowmont Forest, near Kelso. NT732284

Parking:  From Bowmont Sawmill (shown as Mill on the map), follow the narrow road south-east until you see the car parking area on your left.   HERE

Starts:   TBC but will probably be earlier than normal to accomodate our Christmas dinner.

Parking        drive past sawmill to our usual dog walkers’ car park.

The event will be followed by our annual Christmas dinner, returning to The Caddy Man again.

 

 

 

Dec
26
Thu
Boxing Day Social – Wilton Park Hawick @ Wilton Park, Hawick
Dec 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Our annual Boxing Day orienteering fun activity and social.  Sam and James are planning again this year (they enjoyed it so much last year !)

Wilton Dean Hall in Hawick will be open from 11 am

Mass start at 11:30.   The exact format will remain a mystery until the day.  No entry fee but please bring some food for the communal buffet.  Also bring your Si dibber and compass if you have them.

Venue on Streetmap HERE