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Boulder Dash Recreational Event at Gunstock, Gilford, NH
October 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm$10
While some of the best orienteers in the world will be competing in a championship event, you can orienteer alongside them on similar courses. You can choose from white, yellow, and orange courses. These beginner to intermediate level courses are open to groups as well as individuals. The recreational courses do not require pre-registration, and instruction will be provided. The recreation courses cost $10 per map.
10:30 Recreational courses open
12:30 Recreational starts end
14:00 Recreational courses close
The event will take place on a new map at Gunstock Mountain Resort https://www.gunstock.com. This year-round destination offers a variety of activities beyond orienteering and NH’s legendary leaf-peeping. Bring the family for the Mountain Coaster, ZipLine, and scenic lift rides.
Registration and starts for the recreational event will be through the bridge between the buildings. Look for the tent to your left near the Stockade Lodge. At The Stockade Lodge you will find indoor restrooms, lost and found, and post-course refreshments. We will have an outdoor arena where you can watch the finish of the competitive event.
The address is 719 Cherry Valley Road, Gilford, NH 03249
GPS coordinates: N 43 32.480 W 71 21.900
From I-93 (North of Manchester and Concord, NH, or South of Quebec): Take exit 20 in NH, turning onto US Route 3 North / NH Route 11 East towards Laconia. Follow Routes 3/11 approximately 6 miles. Just past the Belknap Mall, bear right following Routes 3/11 (Laconia-Gilford By-Pass). Take the second exit, Route 11A in Gilford. Turn right at end of exit ramp. Follow Route 11A east approximately 6 miles to Gunstock Mountain Resort. Entrance is on the right.
From I-95 (North of Boston and NH Seacoast, or from Maine): Take exit 4 in NH onto US Route 4 West / NH Route 16 North (towards NH Lakes). Continue on Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) to exit 15W. Follow NH Route 11 West towards Alton. Stay on Route 11 around Alton traffic circle and through Alton Bay. Approximately 6 miles north of Alton Bay, turn left onto Route 11A (Cherry Valley Road). Take Route 11A west approximately 5 miles to Gunstock entrance on left.
There will be indoor plumbing near the registration area. You can find facilities in the Main Lodge or The Stockade Lodge.