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WPOC North Park

McCandless, PA, US
May 21, 2017

Type: Orienteering - Local

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Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club (WPOC) event on Sunday, May 21 at North Park. Dave Battista has designed six courses for you to try:
- Beginner: 2.3 km
- Novice: 3.6 km
- Intermediate: 4.7 km
- Advanced Short: 3.9 km
- Advanced Long: 6.9 km
- Bike: 3.4 km.

All courses will use electronic punching. Registration and start from 10:45 am to 2 pm, event closes at 3:30 PM and everyone must be finished by then.

map fee: $5 for members, $6 for non-members. Group or family doing the event together with a single purchased map pay only the one map fee for the entire family or group.

Don't forget, if you are bringing a minor who is not your son or daughter, you need to bring a waiver signed by the minor's parent (obtainable under Club Documents at www.wpoc.org ).

There is one special note. We will be at the McCandless shelter; however, an autocross time trial will be taking place just across the road in the pool parking area. S Ridge Dr which goes around the pool area is one-way.

Driving directions: From the East: At turnpike (I-76) exit 39, take Route 8 south (1.3 miles). Turn right onto Wildwood Rd. This will become Ingomar Rd; continue on it for 2.9 miles to the light at Babcock Blvd. Turn left onto Babcock and take the next left onto Hemlock Dr. After a short distance turn left onto S. Ridge Dr and make a counterclockwise loop around the pool area. Just before you get back to Hemlock, the McCandless shelter will be on the right.

From the South (on I-279): Take McKnight Road (exit 4) and follow McKnight Rd 6.4 miles north to Ingomar Rd. Bear right at the exit and follow Ingomar Rd about 2.1 miles until it crosses Babcock Blvd. Turn right onto Babcock and take the next left onto Hemlock Dr. After a short distance turn left onto S. Ridge Dr and make a counterclockwise loop around the pool area. Just before you get back to Hemlock, the McCandless shelter will be on the right.

From the South (on Route 28): Take Route 8 north (exit 5) about 7.4 miles. Turn left onto Wildwood Rd. This will become Ingomar Rd; continue on it for 2.9 miles to the light at Babcock Blvd. Turn left onto Babcock and take the next left onto Hemlock Dr. After a short distance turn left onto S. Ridge Dr and make a counterclockwise loop around the pool area. Just before you get back to Hemlock, the McCandless shelter will be on the right.

From the Northwest: At turnpike (I-76) exit 28 (or at I-79 exit 78 via Route 228 west), take Route 19 South (7.7 miles) to Ingomar Rd. (Don’t follow Truck Route 19.) Turn left and follow Ingomar Rd about 2.7 miles until it crosses Babcock Blvd. Turn right onto Babcock and take the next left onto Hemlock Dr. After a short distance turn left onto S. Ridge Dr and make a counterclockwise loop around the pool area. Just before you get back to Hemlock, the McCandless shelter will be on the right.

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