||Nature of terrain: Mount Iron is an impressive, glacier carved, rocky knoll that rises nearly 250 m above the surrounding countryside. The competition area is on private land consisting of low kānuka shrubland with rock and contour detail. This is a brand new map on excellent orienteering terrain. An event not to be missed.
Map scale: 1:5,000
Contour interval: 2.5m
Approximate length of courses, and classes:
Course lengths will be based on multi-day distances and not full length long distance winning times.
Course 1: M21A, M20A, M40A, W21A, (Red)
Course 2: M18A, M50A, W20A, W40A (Red)
Course 3: M60A, M21AS, M16A, W50A, W18A (Red)
Course 4: M70A, W16A, W60A, W21AS, W70A (Red)
Course 5: M14A, W14A, Open Orange (Orange)
Course 6: M12A, W12A, Open Yellow (Yellow)
Course 7: M10A, W10A, Open White (White)
The following classes are competed in the individual long distance schools event:
- Senior Boys and Senior Girls Championship (Red), Standard (Orange) and Novice (Yellow)
- Intermediate Boys and Intermediate Girls Championship (Orange) and Standard (Yellow)
- Junior Boys and Junior Girls Championship (Yellow) and Standard (White)
- Year 7/8 Boys and Yearr 7/8 Girls Championship (Yellow) and Standard (White)
Start times: Midday to 2pm.
Entries to open mid-March via www.roc.org.nz
Entry fees: Junior $15, Senior $30, Family max $70.
Entries close: Sunday 15 April. Limited to 200 people. Don't miss out.
Control punching: SFR system
Enquiries: Fraser Mills, email@example.com
Planner: Fraser Mills
Controller: Chris Forne
Coordinator. Fraser Mills
Embargoed areas: All private land on Mt Iron.