D1: Swindale South

Sunday 3rd August

Results, Winsplits, Splitsbrowser and Routegadget are all available. BOF / UKOL results have also been uploaded.



Nearest town: Shap
Grid Ref: NY559122
Postcode: CA10 3NE
Latitude: 54.50397
Longitude: -2.68105
Google Map (aerial)
Bing Map (OS)

UK Orienteering League logoResults

Results by class and course with splits




BOF Ranking points

UKOL Individual League scores

Pre-event Information

Fast intricate open fell side.

UK Orienteering League Event
The UK Orienteering League is a competition for individuals and club teams; days 1 & 2 are part of this year’s league.

Organising Club: Borderliners
Planners: Dan and Karen Parker
Organiser: John Reolich
Controller: Andy Quickfall

Parking & Directions

Grid Ref NY 559122 Postcode CA10 3NE. Leave M6 at Junc 39 on B6261 to the A6 and turn north. Turn left, west off the A6 after 300m signed Wet Sleddale.


Adjacent to the parking, toilets, traders and EOD registration.

Assembly to starts

Red, Blue and Green start 2.60km 180m climb (shorter but steeper route) or 3.40km via zig zags from Sleddale Hall (50 mins)

White start 1.20km 45m climb (25 mins)


Red, Blue and Green finish 1.8km from Assembly.

White 0.8km from Assembly.


Courses 1 to 7 : 1:10000, A3, 5m contours, rough open shown in White

Courses 8 to 14 : 1:10000, A4, 5m contours, rough open shown in White

Courses 15 to 17 : 1:7500, A4, 5m contours, standard colours

Terrain description Courses 1 to 14

Open fell with much rock and contour detail. The runability is generally good though marshy areas tend to be slower especially if it has been wet. The marshes shown on the map as uncrossable have no visible surface water, making them quite hard to spot. However try not to run on them – they really are uncrossable!

Quad bike tracks appear and disappear regularly. The most significant of these are marked on the map but be prepared to encounter ones that aren’t.

Small crags are mapped with a short black line with no tags. The shortest of these lines could easily be confused with a boulder if you don’t look carefully.

Terrain description Courses 15 to 17

Enclosed pasture land with many walls and paths, totally separate from the area used for courses 1 to 14. Underfoot conditions vary from short grass to dense reeds. Note that reeds are only mapped as marsh where it is wet underfoot. This could confuse juniors.

Categorised under: Day 1

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Swindale map extract,

Swindale map extract

Related Information

Overall Results

The overall results for all classes are available here.

Prize winners

If you were unable to attend the Prizegiving on Friday, or did not get your Day Prize, you can contact the Entry Secretary to arrange collection. Sue will be at the White Rose and the BOC events in September (at the MDOC feather).

Day 1 Swindale update

Since printing the event programme we have been notified that there is another ‘1500 competitor event’ on the Swindale area on Sunday as the same time. The other event follows a ‘taped route’ indicated by yellow posts. Maps will be available at the start and in the assembly area indicating the route that the other event takes; courses from the White start are unaffected and not all courses cross the route; please be courteous.

Competition Info

General competitor information relevant to all days.

Course Details

Provisional course details including Start colour, distances and climb. Distances from parking to Assembly and from Assembly to Starts can be found on the individual day pages.