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Multi-Short Catchpool
Posted by: OHV Secretary (12/01/2018 12:26 pm)

Event Date

Sun 04 Feb 2018

Event Type:
Foot
Start Time(s):
9:30 to 11am. Courses close noon.

Hutt Valley
Wellington
NZ
1:5000 remap part of Catchpool Valley, printed at 1:3333
Lower Hutt
From Lower Hutt cross hill to Wainuiomata, take Coast Road 10km, left into Catchpool valley entrance to Rimutaka Forest Park. Base at upper carpark 2km in.

Local
Yes - SPORTident
No
Event description

3 bush courses 1.5k or so, jog 1-2km between. Experimental format for racers, any one course would also be suitable to show the ropes to beginners. Doesn't fit the std difficulty scale - not hard but won't be easy for unaccompanied beginners. Read about similar event at website above.

Simulated air punching, Sport Ident timing for S/F/transitions/selected controls, not required for non-comp participants. Scenic bush venue ideal picnics, tramping, camping. No entry fee, download and print your own maps, bring plastic bag. Links are

www.mapsport.co.nz/hvoc/Catchpool-Multi-Short-A.pdf

www.mapsport.co.nz/hvoc/Catchpool-Multi-Short-B.pdf

www.mapsport.co.nz/hvoc/Catchpool-Multi-Short-C.pdf

Printer not working? Come anyway, there will be a few loan maps.

Fine print. Though 1.5km courses can't get very far from the main tracks, OHV policy is that whistles are required for non-urban events. They will be on sale there. OHV local events don't have an independent course planning/control placement check.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Michael Wood
Phone: 04 5662645

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