April 25, 2015 orienteering in Los Alamos, NM

On Saturday, April 25, New Mexico Orienteers’ first meet of 2015 will be in Los Alamos at the PEEC Earth Day Festival, 10am to 2pm. Admission is free. Two fun courses (routes) are offered. Park in Los Alamos downtown and take a brief shuttle ride or walk to PEEC's new home at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Short course: length 1.75 km with +120 feet of climb, white (novice) level of map reading skills, on sandy trails in the canyons below the new Los Alamos Nature Center.

Long course: length about 5 or 5.5 km with 480 feet of climb, orange (intermediate) level of map reading skills, downtown and in canyons.

Starts 10am-1pm: Participants can begin a course any time between 10am and 1pm.

Course map provided. Compass recommended; bring your own or shop for one at CB Fox in downtown.

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e-mail info@nm-orienteers.org