June Ultimate Series events rescheduled

The Ultimate Series events scheduled for June 13/14 are being rescheduled to (we hope) August 15/16. In order to allow for social distancing, we’ve also changed the format of the Jack Creek event from a Score-O (mass start) to a Middle distance (interval starts). The new dates are not final, so please check back later for updates. The minimum requirement for even holding an event is for the state to be in Phase 3 of the Governor’s Safe Start reopening plan. Phase […]

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Night navigation without the vampires

Tired of vampires stealing your hard-earned punch card? Our annual Night orienteering event is coming up on March 7. This will be Cascade’s only event of the year where you can navigate at night without worrying about those pesky vampires. Come on out to Lynndale Park in Lynnwood to kick off the 2020 Ultimate Orienteer Series season! This event is just the first in the 2020 Ultimate Orienteer Series of events. This series allows you to try out several different orienteering […]

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Excellent O’ in Eastern WA June 15/16

Don’t miss the final two events in this year’s Ultimate Orienteer Series! Spend the weekend navigating in some of the finest orienteering terrain in the state. Spokane may seem like a long way to go, but it’s well worth the trip. Get together with friends and carpool! Saturday, June 15 – Riverside State Park, Spokane. The open pine forests of Riverside are a pleasant change from the thick forests on the west side of the state. This event is organized by our […]

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Teanaway Weekend

Spend the weekend orienteering in the open pine forests of the lovely Teanaway Valley near Cle Elum. Experience the full weekend or pick one day: it’s your choice. Saturday, May 11 – Ultimate Series #6, Long Distance event, Lick Creek: we’ll have 5 courses available, from Beginner to Long Advanced. Sunday, May 12 – Ultimate Series #7, Goat event, Teanaway Forks: we’ll have a Beginner course as well as 3 mass-start courses (Zygoat, Kid, and Goat). A goat race is a unique form […]

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Next up: Bridle Trails Score-O

Next up in the Ultimate Orienteer Series is a score-o at Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland. It’s you against the clock as you collect as many points as possible within your chosen time limit. You choose the controls you visit based on their point value. Speed through the park in 60 minutes or set a more leisurely pace and take 90 minutes. This is a head-to-head competition: everyone starts at the same time! Online pre-registration is open until 9pm on […]

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Defend the Pig!

This year’s Pig War Challenge (and Western Canadian O’ Champs) event is coming up July 7 and 8 in Vancouver BC. Cascade is the defending champion and WE NEED YOUR HELP to keep this lovely trophy (created by Sherri Brady) in the US. This year’s event will have 3 parts: sprint and middle courses on Saturday and a long course on Sunday. That’s 3 events in one weekend! The middle and long courses will be on a new map just north of Vancouver, […]

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Volunteers needed for Fishtrap this weekend

First, many thanks to those of you who have already volunteered to help out at this weekend’s 2-day event at Fishtrap Lake. We still need volunteers in several key positions, though, so if you haven’t signed up, please consider  spending an hour or so to help make this event run smoothly.  You’ll also receive volunteer points (which you can use towards meet entry and some o’ gear). We particularly need help with: Saturday: start and registration (all shifts) Sunday: start (2nd […]

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