Course Notes

Detailed 2015 Goldrush Notes, now updated to reflect adjusted ultra course for high heat expected.  Please read carefully to prepare for the meet!  A model map will be included in your packet.

Day 1

Veteran’s Park is one of the very first CTOC maps, probably first mapped before 2000.  Willow Lane first mapped in 2004 by CTOC members.  Last updates in 2014.

Day 2-3

Gold Rush first mapped in 2007 by Alexey Zuev.  Last updates in 2014.

Map sample

Gold Rush Hills sample

 

 

For those new to orienteering, the maps are more detailed than a normal topographic map.  A quick guide at the OUSA website can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tentative Course Statistics (final maps may change):

Friday Sprint:  1:5000, 2.5m contours

Course
Distance
Climb
Controls
Blue/Red2.6km10m16
Green/Brown/Orange2.3km10m16
White/Yellow1.7km10m14

Saturday Ultra-Long:  1:10000, 5m contours

Mass start at 9am.  5 hour time limit.

Course
Distance
Climb
Controls
Blue15.4km750m26
Red12.3km600m21
Green8.8km480m16
Brown6.9km340m11
Orange4.6km150m11
Yellow4km75m11
White3.1km60m9

Keep in mind there is no cell coverage in Idaho City, except for a small booster station right at the visitor’s center in town.  You should not expect any coverage on the map while orienteering.

Sunday Middle:  1:7500, 5m contours

Course
Distance
Climb
Controls
Blue4.3km240m23
Red3.7km220m21
Green3.0km150m17
Brown2.6km150m14
Orange2.5km120m13
Yellow2.3km120m12
White2.2km120m11