Saturday February 23rd, 2019. 9am-2pm. Location: Red Hills, Chinese Camp, CA.
Learn the basics so you can compete in Adventure races.
The Day 'O', day orienteering, event is an introductory level event that is fun for more experienced competitors too.
Bring a compass if you have one. We will have some compasses for loan. We will be giving an introduction to map and compass navigation throughout the day.
The Day 'O', day orienteering, event is an introductory level event that is fun for more experienced competitors too. The event will be held at Red Hills near Chinese Camp. The location is about an 50 minutes East of Modesto.
You can run the event as an individual or in a team of any number. You will need hiking/running gear and a compass. Maps will be handed out at the start. We will be able to give instruction to anyone who wants it. If you ever want to be able to use map and compass, this is a great way to learn. If you already know how, then come and compete and have fun. You can walk, hike or run depending on your enthusiasm and skill.
The event uses trails and checkpoints set up in the area of Red Hill. The winning time is expected to be about 1 and a 1/2 hours for a fast team and 3 to four hours are allowed. Teams may choose to get as many checkpoints as they desire so the event is suitable for all levels.
There is no charge for entry or parking at Red Hills. Go to the main parking lot off of Red Hills road to check in.
Direction to Red Hills: It is about 35 miles East of Modesto. Follow Highway 108 east from Oakdale (toward Sonora). About 10 miles past Knights Ferry take a right onto J59, La Grange Road. Go about 2 miles and take a left on Red Hills road. Go 1 mile and the parking area and trailhead is on the right.
We also have orienteering clinics at various times depending on demand. Please email if you are interested in a clinic, they are usually held at East La Loma park in Modesto.
|9:00 am to 2pm.||Orienteering Clinics|
|9:00 to 2:00||Check-In.|