Orienteering Australia

Event information: Mt Coot-tha Forest, Gold Mine Picnic Area

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This is a BCC Active Parks event supporting Brisbane Youth Week and is suitable for all ages, including 10-25 year olds. Brisbane Youth Week is a Council initiative designed to recognise and celebrate young people’s ideas, talent and contributions from 31 March - 9 April.

Orienteering is recreational activity and sport for all the family. Use your navigational skills and a specially produced map to discover Mt Coot-tha. All ages and fitness levels catered for. You can run, jog, walk or have a leisurely stroll. You can complete individually or participate in a group. Full instructions given.

$5 per person or $12 per family

Gold Mine Picnic Grounds is located along Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, between the Mt Coot-tha Lookout and Channel 9 (Val Morgan) studio. Look for orienteering signs. Park carefully, being mindful of cyclists, walkers and other traffic. The nearest toilets are a few hundred metres away at Grey Gums picnic area.

Hard 3: 4.5km, Hard 4: 3.0km, Moderate: 2.5km,
Easy: 1.5km, Very Easy 1.0km

General information
Name Mt Coot-tha Forest, Gold Mine Picnic Area
Organiser Ugly Gully Orienteers
State Orienteering Queensland
Status completed
Date Sunday 9 April 2017 at 9:00 - 12:00 EST
Entry deadline Friday 7 April 2017 at 23:59 EST
Event form individual
Event classification Club event
Race distance long
Time of event day
Discipline FootO
Punching system Sportident
Class information
Open A Hard 3, Hard 4
Open B Moderate 1, Easy, Very Easy
Contact details and main officials
Website https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-brisbane/events-listed-type/active-healthy/active-parks-events
Contact person Noelene Anderson
Contact phone number 0412 253 860
Contact email
Course planner Winnie Oakhill

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