Toowoomba Grammar School

Orienteering: Passchendaele State Forest – Sunday, 9 June 2019

Orienteering Next Sunday at Passchendaele State Forest, NW of Stanthorpe

                         Sunday 9 June 
Terrain: Undulating, pine plantation with some scattered to detailed granite; thicker areas of native vegetation on the rocky hills.


Starts:
From 9am -11pm    Close: 1pm

Courses: Very Easy (1.5km); Easy (1.8km); Moderate 1 (3km); Moderate 2 (2.3km); Hard 1 (5.7km); Hard 2 (4.6km); Hard 3 (3km)

Cost:  Members:  $10 for adults; $8 for juniors; $27 for families    Non-members: $12 for adults; $9 for juniors; $5 for beginners

Facilities
: Bush toilet; drinks for sale.

Online Entries: Please enter online by midnight on Wednesday, 5 June at https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/7628 to ensure enough maps are available. If you can’t manage this, please email me and let me know what course you would like to do.

Directions:

From Stanthorpe, take the Texas Road (Connor Street) off High Street (the main road through town) about 750 metres north of the Post Office. Follow westwards until you pass under the Stanthorpe by-pass and then take Amiens Road to the right. Proceed 12,5km towards Amiens and then turn right at the top of a hill into Bapaume Road. Follow for 8km (past the forest station) before turning right into the pine plantation and following signs to the assembly area. Allow 25 minutes from Stanthorpe.

From Warwick, take the New England Highway south from Warwick approx. 47km to the Thulimbah turn-off. Turn right here at the Big Apple and cross the railway line and then take Amiens

Road (signposted to Passchendaele Forest) west for 11km before turning left into the forest and follow signs to the assembly area. Allow 50mins from Warwick.

 

Inquiries: Liz Bourne   Ph 4683 6374 or bbb@oq.asn.au