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Bluff Lake Weekend 2022



June 25, 2022

Bluff Mesa Group Campground, near Big Bear, CA


Middle Distance (Sat) and Score-O (Sun)

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Saturday, June 25th Middle and Sunday, June 26th Score-O. Limited camping available Friday and Saturday night.


A weekend of orienteering fun on a new map by Roland Hansson.


Middle Distance (Sat) and Score-O (Sun)

Map and Course Notes

Map 1:10,000 scale  5 meter contours

SATURDAY - middle distance format:

White (Basic)  1.5 km   25 m climb

Yellow (Intermediate)  2.0 km  30 m climb

Orange (Advanced)  2.2 km  50 m climb

Green/Brown (Short Expert)  2.9 km  60 m climb

Red (Expert)  4.9 km  80 m climb


White (Basic)  2.0 km   25 m climb

Yellow (Intermediate)  2.0 km  30 m climb

Two Hour Score-O (Advanced/Expert)

Course Setters Notes

Additional Information

Roland Hansson has created a new map for us in the Big Bear area and we will inaugurate it with a weekend of activities.

Saturday will be point-to-point middle distance courses and Sunday will have a score-O event along with standard White and Yellow courses for beginners.

We have reserved the Bluff Mesa Group Campsite which allows up to 40 people and 8 cars. We ask that each camping group park no more than one car at the campsite. All eight car sites have now been reserved. We still have space for campers who park in overflow and walk in. The charge for this will be $3/person. Additional vehicles will need to park in overflow parking.

COVID Mitigation

To protect the safety of our volunteers and participants, the following protocols will be in place at this event:

  • Attendance by Pre-registration only. No day of event registration.

  • Prepayment encouraged. This will enable non-contact pick-up of materials.

  • A "Mask Required" zone will be instituted around the registration area to insure that those approaching volunteers are masked. Participants outside of the "mask required" zone should practice standard social distancing from those not in their party.

  • Maintain social distancing while waiting for your start

  • "Catch your breath" zone after the finish prior to approaching the download station

  • Bring your own water and snacks. No water will be placed on the course. We will have single serving bottles available at the start and finish.

  • Online pre-event beginner clinic information. While you are welcome to ask questions at the event, we will not gather people together for beginner instruction on Sunday.

  • Please do not attend if you are sick. Refunds will be made on request if you prepay and cannot attend.

Registration and Pricing

Registration Form

Registration will close at 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 23. Please note the earlier than usual registration closing time.

Registration List

Standard LAOC fees per day:

  • Adult $13

  • Youth (20 and under) $10

  • Member discount $5

  • Children under 10 free (one free child per paying adult, additional children at the youth rate)

  • Additional $2 estick rental if you don't own your own

  • Camping Fee - $3/person for the weekend (Fri and Sat nights). Must park in overflow parking and walk in.

Prepayment is encouraged and is the only way to pay with a credit card. The online registration system uses Paypal as the payment portal. Only cash or checks are accepted at the event site.

Liability Waiver - Everyone must have a waiver on file. The registration system gives you an opportunity to accept the waiver for yourself or your family members. Minors whose registration is not handled by a parent/guardian must print out the form and bring it with them with a parent/guardian signature.


Bluff Mesa Group Campground

Mill Creek Road, south of Big Bear Lake

Parking information is on the last page of the course setter notes   

Race Management
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Event Director: Roland Hansson

Registrar: Allan Pincus

Course Setter: Roland Hansson

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