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DuPont Forest Festival 2019

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Orienteering at DuPont Forest Festival

Orienteering at DuPont Forest Festival 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019
DuPont State Forest, Guion Farm Access Area (click for directions)
3045 Sky Valley Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739

Check-in opens – 10:00am
Start window opens – 10:00am
Start window closes – 11:00am
Courses close – 2:00pm
Cost – FREE (donations are appreciated!)

Please join us at the Guion Farm Access Area area during the DuPont Forest Festival on Saturday, September 28th for your choice of two orienteering courses!

Find us among the other canopies near the farm house and picnic shelter in the main field north of the parking lot.


  • Beginner Course – 2.2 Km and 6 control points. Super easy. You might finish in under an hour.
  • Not-Beginner Course – 6.5 Km and 15 control points. Not at all easy, with moderately difficult navigation. You might finish.

If there is interest, a short introduction to map reading and land navigation will be given at 10:30am.

This event is FREE, but donations are very much appreciated — thank you!

Timing will be electronic, so if you have a SPORTident finger stick, please bring it! If you don’t have one (most people don’t,) one will be provided for you in exchange for some collateral to make sure it doesn’t accidentally go home with you. Car keys is the customary collateral. Lost finger sticks will be charged to the runner at $40 so please take good care of them.

If you have a GPS watch or a smart phone with a Strava-type tracking app, please bring it so we can add your route to the RouteGadget afterwards!

If you have any questions, please call Chris Gkikas at 828-424-1740

Please pre-register by filling out the Google Form linked below, and we will see you out there!


September 28, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Chris Gkikas


DuPont State Recreational Forest
3045 Sky Valley Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28739 United States
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