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Discussion: Durald Scout Reservation local meet

in: Durland Scout Reservation (Clear Lake)

Nov 19, 2015 6:02 PM # 
On the heels of the successful Randalls island meet: something completely different! The woods are amazingly open. The terrain is classic Hudson Valley terrain. The map is still A-meet quality - we had a Billygoat there a few years ago - and we have a full set of courses. I've thrown in some almost gratuitous climb on the advanced courses for you King/Queen of the Hill Highlander types (the view from the top is wonderful). See you there!
Nov 20, 2015 9:15 AM # 
Do you have course stats?
Nov 20, 2015 1:16 PM # 
For a local meet? I'm guessing that they're going to be the usual distance and climb per OUSA guidelines.
Nov 20, 2015 5:01 PM # 
Is 10-1 the start window? Considering driving down but want to be sure not to arrive after last start.
Nov 20, 2015 5:29 PM # 
Geof has the stats. Ping him. Blue is about 9K, Red is about 7.5 K.
Joe is right, all courses are 100% USOF a-meet complaint. ;-)
We have even embargoed the area.
yes, 10-1 start times. This is a JROTC champ. It will have hundreds of people in teams out on White and Yellow
Nov 20, 2015 7:38 PM # 
Just set out some of Bernie's controls. The woods are wonderful and the view is spectacular. Bernie, thank you for the oxygen left at the top of the hill. I helped, but I am afraid I used it all.
Nov 22, 2015 3:03 AM # 
The view was indeed impressive. However, because there were two controls up on the hill, IMO, the climb falls short of being "gratuitous"... ;-)

Good to see fossil, and fossil jr, there, but Joe was a no show...
Nov 22, 2015 5:00 AM # 
Loved the view! Guy, thanks for bringing a smile to my face I was approaching THE big hill, I saw you just starting to make your way up... And you paused and looked up... shielding your eyes from the sun as you considered the climb... I felt like we were thinking the same thing!
Nov 22, 2015 12:49 PM # 

Perhaps not exactly the same thing, since I was on Brown, and going up there was quite optional -- not to mention a completely boneheaded choice if I had really cared about my time...
Nov 22, 2015 8:59 PM # 
There are optional controls on Brown?
Nov 22, 2015 9:33 PM # 
Every course has optional controls. They're the ones that aren't circled or numbered.
Nov 23, 2015 2:05 AM # 
results posted
Nov 23, 2015 2:32 AM # 
Thank you.
Nov 24, 2015 9:23 PM # 
Really nice meet. Thanks for arranging.

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