Tahquitz BSA Camp

September 16, 2018

Course setter Mike Reason is preparing a two-course day which should serve as a great pre-season training opportunity for COOL units along with other orienteers.

The usual entry fee gets you both courses.

The assembly area will be different from past years at Tahquitz: we will assemble in the parking lot on the north side of Highway 38 instead of to the south. Please pay attention to the directions below and orienteering signs.

The day starts with a score-O event with a mass start at 10:00am. The start/finish will be located about 150 meters from the parking lot; please allow sufficient time for registration and the short walk to the start. Find as many controls as you can within the 45 minute limit. You can start late, but penalties will start at 10:45 (10 points for each minute or fraction of a minute). Afterwards, join us for course reviews to hone your technique while you recuperate.

Then use your skills to see how fast you can make it through our sprint courses. The sprint start will be located about 100 meters from the parking lot. The sprint start will be open from Noon to 1:00pm. Three courses are offered:

  • Standard White course
  • Short sprint - appropriate for skill levels yellow and above
  • Long sprint - appropriate for skill levels orange and above

Course time limit - one hour. Course closure 3:00pm.
Second courses will only be allowed at the Meet Director's discretion.

The 10:00am score-O is automatically included with your registration, please indicate when registering which course you plan to run for the sprint.

COOL memberships for the 2018-2019 season are now available for units wanting to register new members. COOL memberships from 2017-2018 will remain valid until the end of October.

This event is NOT eligible for COOL League scoring. The scoring season will begin in November. See the proposed schedule on the COOL League page.

Link below is broken. To contact the event director email Clare Durand


Tahquitz Boy Scout Camp, North Parking (Score-O, Sprint)

Sunday, September 16
9:00 am - 9:45 amRegistration and Check-in
10:00 amScore-O: Mass Start
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSprint: Starts Open
3:00 pmSprint: Course Closes
Meet Director:Clare Durand
Course Setter:Mike Reason
Location Details

Score-O, Sprint
Tahquitz Boy Scout Camp
North Parking
Google Map

From the 10 fwy South in Redlands, exit Orange street and turn left. Head North to E. Lugonia Ave and turn right. This will become Mentone Blvd and then Mill Creek Rd. It is also highway 38. Follow this road, stay to the left at the Mill Creek Ranger Station, all the way past Angelus Oaks. Camp Tahquitz is about 6 miles past Angelus Oaks. The north parking lot is along highway 38 on the left. Turn left 90m after crossing under the pedestrian bridge. Please park facing out.
Course Details
Courses: 45 Minutes

Course NameLength (km)Climb (m)No. Controls
White (Basic)2.18512
Short Sprint (Intermediate)2.210012
Long Sprint (Advanced)313019
Preregistration for this event is now closed.
Day of event registration will be available on site.
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Required Waiver

Minors attending without a parent must bring this required waiver filled out by their parent for each event or they will NOT be allowed to participate. Adults and parents with children may sign the waiver at the event.

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