Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Long O' Champs Maps


Maps from the Long O' Champs below. This is my map (M40, also M20, F21, M35). The race was at a high altitude - 9000+ feet (2750+ meters). Running at that altitude feels a bit like having an asthma attack.

I didn't finish the course.

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posted by Michael | 7:30 PM


Yeah I used to have a huge advantage at the Colorado 5-days when I was younger by living in Colorado Springs. I think I would suffer now. Looks like a really fun and interesting course. Maybe a bit too long if people weren't finishing? Wish I could have been there.
What is that dashed line down from the start? Is that some kind of a long long marked route?
The dashed lines are new trails that are marked with tapes. The map is old -- 1991, I think -- so there have been some changes.
The dashes are temporary, flagged "trails" put in place for the Yellow course. There was some map updating done this year, by Christoph Zurcher.

Seems to be a fun course in a tough terrain.
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