Dust off your compasses! Orienteering is returning to the local area in a series of events in nearby forests.


All of the events will be on Sundays and you can start anytime between 11am and noon. There will be 4 different courses to choose from ranging from 2km to 6km and with various degrees of difficulty, so there will be something to suit all regardless of your ability or fitness.


Events are scheduled for:

July 29th (next Sunday!!!)

Aug 12th

Aug 26th

Sept 9th

Sept 23rd


This Sunday’s event will be organised by Roch and will be on the Surface Hill map. The start area is at Argyle Dam on Surface Hill Rd, 1.5km from Smythesdale on Sebastopol-Smythesdale Rd. Start times are  11:00 AM to 12:00.
Courses available will be  5km hard navigation, 3.5Km hard navigation, 3Km Moderate navigation, 2km easy navigation.

On Sunday 12 Aug, the event will start at Nuggety Dam in Nerrina Forest, off Glen Park Rd, about 1km south of White Swan Road. The format will be much the same as above. Jenny and Geoff will organise this one.


We are still looking for people to organise some of the other events. If you are willing and able, please contact Roch (  roch.prendergast@iinet.net.au ) or Jenny ( gjlawford2@bigpond.com ).


Hope to see many of you there on Sunday to enjoy a lovely day out in the forest.





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