BEAVER LAKE PARK
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2011
With the end of summer approaching, its time to get out and enjoy a fine afternoon at one of
Victoria's most popular parks. Beaver Lake Park is a great park for orienteering with a fine network
of trails and some great varied terrain and nice runnable forest areas. If you have yet to try out
orienteering, this is an excellent place to start.
Lake Park - South End. Park entrance is located just off the Pat Bay
Highway just north of the Royal Oak turn-off and can be accessed via Elk Lake
Road or using the turn-off from the highway at Haliburton Road. Please follow
the signs in from the park entrance.
Parking: Park in large gravel parking Lot at south tip of Beaver Lake. There is no cost for parking.
Starts at 1:00pm, Courses closes at 4:00pm
$8 per person, Annual membership required ($5). First time participants get
their first membership for free.
Four Courses will be available.:
Course 1 - Course will mainly follow trails.in easy terrain. The orienteering markers (controls) are hung at distinct land marks on or near trails and/or on large obvious features. Suitable for beginners and families.
Course 2 - More challenging than Course 1 - controls will be slightly off trail, but still accessable using trail network. Suitable for those who have orienteered before. Longer course than C-1
Course 3 - Longer course with more challenging controls. Intended for intermediate to seasoned orienteers.
Course 4 - Longest course, which will cover both sides of the park. Should be fun challenge for those looking for a good run. Navigational difficulty similar to the controls on course C-3. Suitable for those who like to run the entire course and work on their navigation speed.
For further info, please contact Happy Jaycox at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chris Ling at email@example.com
This event is part of the
2011 Victoria Orienteering
Club Island Series