Sunday 20th October 2013
This weekend Orienteering heads to Lake Leschenaultia, a 168 hectare bush land area made up of a variety of native trees including marri and wandoo. Wildflowers can be seen together with an abudance of bird life including ducks, geese, herons and swamp hens. Kangaroos, possums, bandicoots and echidnas roam the surrounding bush. Activities on offer at Lake Leschenaultia include canoeing, swimming, cycling and barbeque facilities. Lake Leschenaultia is the perfect spot for a family outing. With short, medium and long courses on offer there is a course suitable for all ages and abilities. Enjoy the Fun of Orienteering.
Organising Club: LOST
Setters: Moreen and Alan Cox Organiser: Moreen Cox
Courses: Long, Medium and Short Map: Lake Leschenaultia 1:10000, 5m Contours
Registration Times: 09:00 – 11:00am Start Times: 09:30 – 11:30am Courses Close: 1:00pm
Equipment: Sport Ident tag, compass, tick repellent, water, whistle, map bag if wet, lunch
Facilities: Toilets, Cafe, Mountain Bike Trails, Canoe Hire.
Directions: From Perth CBD, take Graham Farmer Freeway toward Welshpool. Exit on Great Eastern Hwy towards the airport, continue on the bypass and turn left onto Roe Hwy. Exit towards Kalgoorlie on Great Eastern Hwy for 24 kms and turn left onto Old Northam Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Thomas Street, then right onto Rosedale Road for 2.2km. Lake Leschenaultia is on the left hand side. Follow OAWA signs to the assembly area on the west side of the lake.