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Discussion: Course details

in: OCIN - Ferrettie - Baugo Creek (Jun 20 - Osceola, IN, US)

Jun 9, 2020 10:25 PM # 
Vector:
Trying to decide if the kids, wife, etc will come and such...what are the color codes for these? Red, Orange, yellow, etc?
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Jun 10, 2020 3:46 AM # 
mikeminium:
"Long" is 5.2 km, "green" length and difficulty. Lots of trails, but definitely some route choice and off-trail navigation.
"Middle" is 3.5 km, solidly "orange" and again, when I was setting them up to print, I saw a few legs where I thought "hmmm-interesting". (I don't think that "brown" runners will be disappointed.)
"Short" is 1.7 km, white level but still a bit of route choice.

For the "long" and "middle", there are two variations of each course, an "orienteers" course and a "runners" course. The runner's variation is the same length as the "orienteers" course, some of the same controls and some different, but is essentially a trail run with route choice and all points on or near trails. For navigational challenge, you definitely will choose the orienteers course, but if you want to bring a runner who wants white level but more distance, the runners courses will be perfect.

All maps are 1:5000. Both long maps and the runner's middle are on legal size paper (8.5 x 14). The orienteer's middle and the short are on letter size (8.5 x 11). All maps include a legend; the control descriptions on the orienteer's long map obscure just a few standard vegetation symbols at the bottom of the legend.
Jun 10, 2020 6:24 AM # 
Vector:
Thanks Mike that helps!
Jun 21, 2020 4:03 AM # 
Vector:
Thanks for a great event! Very fun Sprint/X-country mix and a few intriguing traps / puzzles along the way. Thanks to everyone who helped organize this great event.

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