YHOA Night League: Hookstone Woods – 19 Nov 16


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Event Details

CLARO hosted a YHOA Night League event (Level C) at Hookstone Woods on Saturday 19 November 2016.

LOCATION Hookstone Woods
LATITUDE/LONGITUDE 53º 58′ 57″ N (53.982418)
1º 30′ 46″ W (-1.512764)
LINKS Streetmap

ENTRIES:   Entry on the day only (EOD).  SportIdent (SI) punching will be used for all courses.  Hire dibbers will be available.


  • Long / Medium / Short: Senior £7,  Juniors and full time students £2.50
  • Beginner: £2.50
  • Maximum family entry charge: £15
  • SI dibber hire: Senior £1 , Juniors and full time students 50p

DIRECTIONS:          The area is located on the south east side of Harrogate.  Look out for the sign to Harrogate Squash & Fitness Centre at GR 321546, and turn south off Hookstone Drive onto Hookstone Wood Road. Parking is at the area at the end of the road adjacent to the woods. Please drive slowly as there may be traffic leaving the showground via this road. Do not drive into the showground.  Registration and toilets will be in the Scout Hut at the far side of the car park.

TERRAIN:         A well-used, flat, mixed woodland area with a quarried area and the remains of the old Bathing Well. Sloping open fields adjacent, linking with the wooded valleys of Hookstone Beck and Crimple Beck.

MAP:          1:5,000 scale with 5m contours for all courses; printed on waterproof paper.

NIGHT LEAGUE: The rules for the league are here. You should check if you are not familiar as it might influence which course you should do.

COURSES:      Course details below are subject to final controlling:

Course Distance Climb
Long 4.9km 130m
Medium 3.1km 70m
Short 1.7km 25m
Beginner 1.1km 10m


Registration open: 17:00 – 18:00
Starts: 17:30 – 18:30
Courses close: 19:30

DOGS:  Dogs only permitted in car park area.

SAFETY:  Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. If travelling alone, please leave your keys at registration. All competitors who start must report to download even if they retire. Whistles, head torches and full leg cover are compulsory and will be checked. Waterproof jackets may be compulsory in the case of bad weather. In the unlikely event of cancellation, details will be posted on the Claro website – www.claro-orienteering.org.uk.  Information can also be obtained by phoning the organiser.

RESULTS: These will be posted on the Claro website www.claro-orienteering.org.uk.

PHOTOGRAPHY:  In accordance with the British Orienteering Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, the organiser of this event requires that any person wishing to engage in any video, zoom or close range photography should register their details with the organiser before carrying out any such photography. The organiser reserves the right to decline entry to any person unable to meet or abide by the organiser’s conditions.  The club policy is here.


Organiser: David Gugan (CLARO) – 01423 564254
Planner: Adrian Parker (CLARO)
Controller:  Allen Banister (CLARO)