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Discussion: Beginner courses

in: CascadeOC Ultimate Orienteer #9: Goat (Jun 18, 2017 - Sprague, WA, US)

Jun 15, 2017 12:51 PM # 
Will any beginner level courses be available at this event?
Jun 16, 2017 6:28 AM # 
Hi Boris - I'm not speaking in an official capacity, but to the best of my knowledge there will *not* be a beginner course. I believe the shortest/easiest course will be the 5k "Zygoat" which, because the terrain is very open with excellent visibility (and because it's a mass start), I wouldn't think will be beyond the ability of someone with the basic knowledge of how to orienteer - but I would not recommend it for a true beginner.

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