Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club


SOL 4, 2019

Drummond Hill, 8 September

Drummond Hill is at the east end of Loch Tay. The hill runs roughly east-west, and has a series of tops, highest at the western end. There was a longish drive up forest tracks at the west end of the hill towards the Assembly area at a wide track junction, with parking along the tracks. The junior start was nearby, and the senior start was 20 minutes along the track on the south side of the hill. It was a fine, sunny day, with some morning mist on the surrounding hilltops, and beautiful views along the loch. The terrain was mostly very pleasant, quite rough and steep in places, with complex contours, and there were some areas of fallen trees. 
The weather was fine, and sunny most of the time. Underfoot conditions were good, with just a few marshy areas.

ESOC members in the top half of the results for their course were:
  Brown (18 competitors) – Jonathan Ellis 9th  
  Short Brown (29) – Peter O’Hara 9th 
  Short Blue (29) – Peter Halling 7th, Roger Garnett 8th
  Green (51) – Rachel Brown 2nd, Alison Cunningham 9th, Alastair Lessells 11th, Sally Lindsay 12th,  Maggie Scrugham 15th, Hanne Robertson 18th, Roger Scrutton 24th
  Short Green (24) – Janice Nisbet 1st, Eleanor Pyrah 6th 
  Light Green (19) – Maja Robertson 10th  
  Yellow (8) – Calum Robertson 3rd   

Full results are here, Routegadget is here, and details about the event are here on the Interløpers website. 
Details of all the events in this year’s Scottish Orienteering League are on the SOL page of the Scottish Orienteering website.


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Parking, on the N side of Drummond Hill, Crawford Lindsay

Parking, on the N side of Drummond Hill

SOL 4 assembly area, Crawford Lindsay

SOL 4 assembly area

View E from junior finish, Crawford Lindsay

View E from junior finish