Night Orienteering in The Sierra de Guara and Pyrenees (Spain)

 Description

Night Orienteering involves navigating cross country. We provide you with a carefully detailed map which will help you to interpret the terrain and locate the control points which make up the circuit.

Orienteering provides suspense and excitement and in this case the added uncertainties and sensations of darkness. On your way you will encounter a variety of surprises including nocturnal wildlife and other unexpected challenges and sensations.

Requirements

  • No previous experience is necessary. Simply follow the guide’s instructions and explanations carefully.
  • Everyone with a basic level of fitness can participate.
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult throughout.
  • It is important not to be afraid of the dark.

Night Orienteering. Location

There are two options for the orienteering activity:

  • Easier option: Semi-urban circuit, (the streets and surrounds of Alquézar).
  • More technical option: Cross country circuit. This circuit is near the river in a place often frequented by canyoneers, called  Salto de Bierge, in The Sierra de Guara. It takes in paths, small wooded areas and areas of diverse vegetation.

Night Orienteering. Personal equipment you need to bring

  • Sports shoes or walking boots.
  • Sports clothes.
  • A head torch or light.
  • A watch with a chronometer.
  • Waterproof jacket (possibility of showers).

Night Orienteering. Equipment provided

  • A map of the circuit.
  • Established marked, control points.
  • Instruction from a specialized guide.
  • Health and rescue insurance.

Night Orienteering. Prices

  • Night Circuit: 20 euros.
  • Minimum 12 participants.
Vertientes 2.0 Travel Center

Vertientes Aventura. Extreme Adventure Sports in Aragón SIERRA DE GUARA - PYRENEES
San Hipolito s/n. 22145 Alquézar (Huesca), Spain
Tel. and fax 0034 974 318 354 | Mobile : 0034 635 501 073 / 0034 619 905 458
www.vertientesaventura.com