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Camp Tahquitz 2023


November 5, 2023


BSA Camp Tahquitz, Angelus Oaks, CA


Classic courses, at least White through Green

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Starts 10:00am to Noon


Camp Tahquitz offers open high-altitude forest with plenty of trails and other camp developments. This will be the first event of this year's COOL season!


Classic courses, at least White through Green

Map and Course Notes

Map 1:7,500 with 20 foot contours. Northern part of the map is not field-checked and some of the longer courses have legs that skirt the edge of the field-checked area.

Preliminary Course specs:

White (Basic)  1.7km  65m climb  17 controls

Yellow (Intermediate)  3.0km  120m climb  15 controls

Orange (Advanced)  3.9km  160m climb  12 controls

Brown (short expert)  4.9km  200m climb  10 controls

Green (expert)  5.4km  230m climb  11 controls

Red (long expert)  6.1km  275m climb  14 controls

Additional Information

This will be the first scoring event for the 2023-2024 COOL season. COOL is our Youth League open to youth groups and individual youth through 12th grade. For more information, see the Youth League page.

The following standard LAOC protocols will be in place at this event:

  • Please pre-register. $10 additional fee per person for on-site registration dependent on map availability.

  • Assigned start blocks. Registration form asks for your start time preference. Your preference is not guaranteed. The earlier you register, the more likely that you get your preferred start.

  • Bring your own water and snacks. No water will be placed on the course. We will have single water bottle available at the assembly area.

  • Please take advantage of our online pre-event beginner clinic information. If you need additional training or have questions, let us know when you arrive. On-site training will depend on volunteer availability.

  • Please do not attend if you are sick.

Registration and Pricing

Preregistration is now closed

$10/person late fee for on-site registration.

Registration form

Registration list

Standard LAOC fees:

  • 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)

  • estick rental $2 (unless you have your own)

  • $10 per person additional for on-site late registration

Prepayment is encouraged and is the only way to pay with a credit card. The online preregistration 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.


BSA Camp Tahquitz

41700 CA-38, Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

Take highway 38 past Angelus Oaks and Jenks Lake Road and follow orienteering signs. It is a right turn into the camp from highway 38.

Google Map to event parking

Link to camp website

Race Management
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Event Director: Clare Durand

Course Setters: Sage Thompson, Elena and Sergei Vinnichenko

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