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四獸山 山林定向越野

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4月4日四獸山定向越野

Join us for trail orienteering practice on Four Beast Mountains. Wild terrain this time with lot of steep climbs and surprises on the course. Well, you'll see it on a map.

At the start you'll get topographic map with hidden points, goal is to find your way thru the map to get the points. Two map options to choose:
Middle (for hikers) 中距離組:直線 3-5公里 ★★☆
Long (for runners) 長距離組:直線5-8公里 ★★★
Distance given by straight line - actual distance x 1.5-2 will depend on your route choice. Long course takes up to 2h by run, 3h by hike. Middle course will take up to 2h by hike.

Start/Finish : to be announced to registered participants.
Register : https://goo.gl/jycXDc
(Attend = Middle map, Attend+comment=Long map)

Schedule:
12:30 - 12:50 introduction
13:00 start area open
16:30 control points removed, return to finish before 16:30 using map or if lost, use mobile phone navigation to get to finish.
At finish after return chip you get timing score - in practice events time is for personal reference.

Map and organizational cost: 300NT
Maps have to be printed in advance, registration in advance is required: Attend=Middle, Attend+Comment=Long map. Payment onsite.

APRIL 5-8 : SELF PRINT MAP & PARTICIPATION :
1. Register to receive 7-11 print map coupon
https://www.beclass.com/rid=213ed635ab4bd8c90760
2. Print in 7-11 - printing is available April 5 08:00 - April 8 12:00
3. Explore course yourself with a map

Event is organized by Moxina orienteering club 魔神仔定向越野 https://www.facebook.com/groups/595911907276516

UPD:
Meeting point: 永春岡公園
https://goo.gl/maps/LLY7wTtZVns

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What to expect?

During introduction you will learn how to read topographic map, how to choose optimal way through the trail network, useful skill for hikers and runners.

At start you will get map with control points, purpose is find way to collect all points in a shortest time.

What is a topographic map?
http://backwoodsok.org/control-descriptions-and-map-symbols-explained

How to orienteer - brief introduction video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJwpFnaVREU

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Upcoming events:
4/4 四獸山
4/14 新竹南寮
4/28 大佳
https://www.facebook.com/groups/595911907276516