Event Details For:

Orienteering Meet at Dell Gulch (Buffalo Creek)
Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Course Setter: Jim Baker
Course Vetter: N / A
E-Punch Coordinators: Jieyi Zhou & Simon Maybury
Meet Equipment: Galen Moore

Attention! Pre-Registration Deadline: 11:59 pm MDT on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

[List of Registered Runners]

  • Pre-Registration: Pre-registration is required for this meet. Use the form at the bottom of this page.

    NEW! RMOC Members: Expedite meet check-in with a year-long waiver. [Details]

  • Volunteers: Please add your name to the Volunteer Sign-up Sheet HERE if you can help before or after you complete your course. We need the usual roles to be filled: Set-up, Registration, Beginner Instruction, Starts, E-Punch Crew, and Control Pick-up.

  • Beginner Instruction: Basic Beginner Instruction will take place at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the registration table. When you check in at the registration table, let a volunteer know that you would like Beginner Instruction.

  • Schedule:

    12:30 pm to 2:00 pmRegistration and starts. (You can register and start at any time during this window. Start early if you want to try multiple courses, or if you expect to take a long time on your course.)
    1:00 pmBasic Beginner Instruction will be offered at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the Registration table.
    4:00 pmAll courses close at 4:00 pm. (We'll start picking up controls at 4:00 pm. Out of consideration for the meet volunteers, please check in and download at the Finish no later than 4:00 pm even if you haven't completed your course.)

  • Courses:

    This meet will offer standard Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses. You can find an explanation of the orienteering course color scheme at our FAQs page.

    The Beginner course (Yellow) will be suitable for beginners of all ages -- kids, adults, families, etc.

    Each course will have at least one water stop.

    USFS reminds us that there may be archery hunters (deer, elk and bear), muzzle loading for pronghorn, and limited rifle hunting for bears, during the event.

    [Detailed Map & Course Notes from Jim Baker, Course Setter]

    Course Summary:

    Length Course Length
    Beginner Short Yellow 3.1 125
    Intermediate Medium Orange 3.7 125
    Long Long Orange 4.5 160
    Advanced Short Brown 3.2 120
    Medium Green 5.1 185
    Long Red 6.9 285
    Very Long Blue 8.4 330

  • Event Fees: Our standard meet fees will apply. Please refer to the table below.

    - We accept cash and checks payable to "RMOC".

    Status Age Course Type RMOC Meet
    RMOC Member All Ages All Courses $11.00
    Non-Member Junior (under 21) All Courses $11.00
    Adult (21 and over) Beginner (White & Yellow) $11.00
    Intermediate & Advanced $15.00
    E-Punch Discount (if you have your own -- where to buy) – $3.00
    Extra Maps (for teams) $3.00
    Extra Courses (same person doing multiple courses on the same day) $5.00
    Compass Rental (collateral required -- car keys, driver's license, etc.) $1.00
    Safety Whistle Purchase $1.00

    Note: Teams only pay one registration fee per team (plus the cost of any extra maps they want; one map is included in the team registration fee).

  • Required USFS Disclaimer: Some RMOC events are operated under special use permit with the Arapaho, Pike, Roosevelt, and White River National Forests. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, RMOC is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director - Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD).

  • Local Weather Forecast: Weather Underground
  • Driving Directions:

    From US 285 in Pine, take Jefferson County 126 south for 13 miles. Turn right onto the Colorado Trail (1776). Park as directed by signs.

    From Woodland Park, take Colorado 67 north for 23 miles to Deckers. Continue north on Jefferson County 126 for 12 miles, and turn left onto the Colorado Trail (1776). Park as directed by signs.

    Start and finish will be 200-300 m away from the parking area, about eight meters off the Colorado Trail.

    [Google Map]

Pre-Registration Form

Online pre-registration has closed, but you can still participate. Please register when you arrive at the meet. You may have to draw your course on a blank map.

[List of Registered Runners]

Current date and time: 2022-12-06 14:10:13

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