Blackfoot Navigation Adventure Weekend
Still options for those who want to register on the day (but not for some of the longer courses).
Saturday register from 9:00 until about noonish $30 adult members, $10 juniors, no charge small children. Fee includes morning skills session, BBQ lunch and choice of afternoon point-to-point course.
Sunday register depending on length chosen:
11:00am for 3 hours. Fee: $25/adult, $10 junior, no charge for small children.
9:00am for 6 hours. Fee $35/adult.
On the weekend of May 30th and 31st The Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club will present a weekend of orienteering adventure at the Cooking Lake / Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area. The event will be open to all.
On Saturday 30th there will be a full day of activities including a BBQ lunch out in the terrain:
AM: Learning and Skill Development. A variety of exercises set out to learn new skills or practice ones you already have. (Details)
PM: Pasture & Pond Foot O Competition with courses to suit all skill levels. (Details)
On Sunday 31st there will be Long Navigation Adventures using a score format, with control points spread over as much as 25 square kilometres, depending upon the event selected. The aim is to collect as many points as possible within your time limit. Control point values will vary, so strategy and planning will be key. You can choose from the following:
Three Hour Score ‘O’ on foot (Details)
Three Hour Cycl’O’ Cross on foot and bicycle (Details)
Six Hour Endur’O’ on foot (Details)
Six Hour Black(foot & bike)’O’ Thon (Details)
Nine Hour R’O’gaine on foot (Details)
On Friday and Saturday nights we are offering outdoor and indoor camping at a nearby community hall.