Forest Event - Robinson Road, Riverhead Forest


Sun 14 Apr 2024 10:00 — 14:00

Event information

This event has passed.

 North West Orienteering Club is hosting an event on Sunday 14 April on the Robinson Road map in Riverhead Forest.

Please disregard the statement above that this event does not accept entries; pre-entry is preferred and is open via enterO here Entries close 11.59pm Friday 12 April.

Eight courses will be offered; meaning there is a course suitable for all abilities from newcomers to elites. Our course planners have created new tracks to add interest to the easier courses.

Courses Offered

  • Red 1/Red 2/Red 3/ Red 4 all offer technical and difficult orienteering. 
  • Purple (Red 5) is a technical but physically easier course - especially suited to experienced older orienteers
  • Orange - Medium difficulty
  • Yellow - Easy course, with controls on or near tracks and prominent line features. Recommended for first time orienteers. 
  • White - Very easy orienteering with controls on tracks and prominent features.

Starts from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  Course closure 2.00pm

There is an uphill walk to the start of approx. 5-10mins.

Course Lengths

Course Distance  (km)
Red 1 5.1
Red 2 4.1
Red 3 3.5
Red 4 2.5
Purple 1.8
Orange 2.7
Yellow 1.9
White  1.7


Driving Directions

If coming from Albany:

  • Just after passing through Coatesville, turn Right off the Coatesville-Riverhead highway into Sunnyside Road and then Left into Robinson Road. Travel to the end of Robinson Rd to the forest gate which will be opened for orienteers only.

If coming from the West (Riverhead):

  • Just before Coatesville, turn Left into Sunnyside Road and then LEFT into Robinson Road.Travel to the end of Robinson Rd to the forest gate which will be opened for orienteers only.