Training

Last edited: 27th Jul 2013

Littlemill map

Training areas will be available during the period from Sunday 14th July 2013 (2 weeks before the event) to Sunday 11th August 2013 (one week after the event).

Please note that any pre-ordered maps that were not posted will be available from Moray 2013 Information Point.
 

The following areas will be used

Phorp, 6km south of Forres.

A large forested area used on Day 4 of the Moray 2003 6 Day.
Parking: Grid Reference NJ032524, Nearest Postcode IV36 2QG
Lat/Lon 57.551766/-3.618349 Google map, StreetMap

Please note: The access road from the A940 is narrow but is carrying a lot of industrial traffic (wind turbine towers and blades along with cement tankers). This traffic, when travelling NW on the road is travelling fast! Take care!

Littlemill, 10km south of Inverness. 

The area consists of a forested glacial terrain. There is a series of parallel glacial eskers, interspersed with lochans and littered with erratics.
Parking: Grid Reference NH699352, Nearest Postcode IV2 6XH
Lat/Lon 57.389024/-4.165238 Google map , StreetMap

Dallaschyle, nr Cawdor. 

This was the venue for the WOC 99 middle distance race. A rough tough forest, it is steep in places with much rock detail.
Parking: Grid Reference NH835486, Nearest Postcode IV12 5XR
Lat/Lon 57.513006/-3.945518 Google map, StreetMap

Findhorn, 5km north of Forres.

The 1:7,500 scale map covers an area just to the east of the picturesque village of Findhorn.  The area is mostly open sand dunes with isolated trees and gorse. The courses also visit a small area of pine covered dunes.
Parking: Grid Reference NJ045649, Nearest Postcode IV36 3YQ

Lat/Lon 57.664215/-3.606592 Google map, StreetMap

Brodie, The location for the event centre and camp site, 5km west of Forres.

The 1:5000 scale map covers the Brodie Castle grounds.
Parking: Grid Reference NH982578, Nearest Postcode IV36 2TE

A flier about this area can be viewed here.

Where can I get the training maps?

Map packs can be purchased at the Moray 2013 Information Point.

Maps will also be on sale at the following locations

Brodie Castle Shop. Grid Reference NH982578.

Saturday 13th July until Sunday 11th August. Please park at the public car park and walk to find the shop at the back of the castle.

Cawdor Castle Kiosk. Grid Reference NH849495.

Saturday 13th July until Sunday 11th August. Please park at the public car park and walk to the kiosk at the entrance to the castle.

Glenmore Lodge Reception.  Grid Reference NH978098. 

Friday 12th July until Sunday 11th August.  Please note only very limited stock will be held here, and it will not be replenished during the 6 Day Event.

Maps cost £3.50 each.

Pre Ordered Maps.

Maps ordered with postage paid were posted on Monday 8th July. All other ordered maps, including those ordered from outside the UK can be collected from the coaches or from Information.

All profits from the training maps are going to the Scottish Elite Development Squad.
Phorp (July & August) and Littlemill (14th July until 30 September) are being used for the National Orienteering Centre Regular Orienteering Map Programme. Further details are available at http://www.scottish-orienteering.org/natcen/page/regular-orienteering-map-programme
 

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