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Event information: Newcastle Orienteers NOY #4 - Balikera

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From Newcastle/Sydney: Take the A1 north from Hexham, proceeding straight ahead at the large roundabout at Heatherbrae. Approx. 13.8 km from this roundabout, turn left into Italia Road. Proceed a further 3.5 km, turning right onto the quarry access track. Follow this track approx. 600 m to the quarry itself.

From the west, via Seaham: Use either Seaham Road or Clarence Town Road to get to Seaham. From Seaham, take East Seaham Road over the river, proceeding 3.1 km, before turning right into Italia Road. Travel another 4.9 km and turn left onto the quarry access track. Follow this track approx. 600 m to the quarry itself.The access track is largely unsealed and may be slippery in wet conditions. It has suffered some water damage from recent rains, however, most 2WD vehicles do not have difficulty when driven with care and attention.

Map: Balickera Quarry (1:10 000)

Planner: Oskar Mella

Vetter: Bjorn Mella


Course Length(km) Controls
Very easy 1.98 12
Easy 2.67 15
Moderate short 2.68 7
Moderate long 3.84 13
Hard short 3.45 9
Harm medium 4.92 12
Hard long 6.41 15

General information
Event Newcastle Orienteers NOY #4 - Balikera
Organiser Newcastle Orienteering Club
State Orienteering NSW
Status completed
Date Sunday 1 July 2018 at 9:30 - 13:00 EST
Event form individual
Event classification Local event
Race distance middle
Time of event day
Discipline FootO
Punching system manual punching
Class information
Classes Very Easy, Easy, Moderate Short, Moderate Long, Hard Short, Hard Medium, Hard Long
Contact details and main officials
Website http://www.newcastleorienteering.asn.au/index.php/newsbush/911-sat-7th-apr-urban-singleton-9
Contact person Andrew Power
Contact phone number 0400-301-579


This event is included in Newcastle Orienteer of the Year 2018.

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