Hats off to pinch hit course designer, Randy Mitchell, he laid out a course that contained the intrigue of the ledges’ cliffs and boulders but used the subtle terrain to the east to create a counter point that caught some experienced orienteers off guard. After boisterous, in-your-face features of the ledges, orienteers were over-running the ripple-like contours that made up a gentle saddle or shallow reentrant or one of several seasonal streams. That is what orienteering is all about –map reading and the challenge of keeping in contact with your map. Ya’ should have been there to run it.
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