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VIII. Chio Orienteering Days of Eplény

Competition nameVIII. Chio Orienteering Days of Eplény
Start date20100716
End date20100718
CountryHungary
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityEplény
Club/organizerBridge & Orienteering Club of Veszprém
Region of countryBakony Mountains
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
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Contact phone number+36303476356
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions8 km
Event descriptionA realy orienteering Festival with many unusal type of orienteering events.
Terrain descriptionOn the first two days the terrain will be a typical middle-high mountain, in certain parts the height differences are great. The forests contain mostly beech and oak trees and they are mostly well runable, in certain parts there are various rock formations. The last day competitions will be held on a terrain near Olaszfalu. The area is locally protected and it contains a lot of geological curiosities. The height differences are small but the flora and the runnability is very various. The so-called "Eperjes-hill" was used as pasture but since then it is covered with forests. The third day terrain is a mixture of a park forest and a middle mountain area.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.In the evening campfire. Olaszfalu Eperjes-hill track Eplény Ámos-mountain track, Ámos guesthouse and wine-house Zirc (a VK-tól 8 km) Botanical Garden, Ciszterci Abbay Reguly, Antal Antique Libary, Bakony Science Museum Veszprém Zoo, Castle, Laczkó Dezső Museum
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