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National Orienteering Event Engelberg, middle distance

Competition nameNational Orienteering Event Engelberg, middle distance
Start date20190831
End date20190831
CountrySwitzerland
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityEngelberg close to Lucerne
Club/organizerOLG BASEL/OLG Nidwalden+Obwalden
Region of countryCentral Switzerland
Number of competition days1
Expected number of runners1500
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+41617331425
Contact postal addressIm Eichacker 41, CH-4112 Baettwil
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions200 m
Latest entry dateMonday, 19th August 2019
Entry fee (Euro)between 12 and 27 Euro (depends on category)
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)60 to 120 Euro
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)12 to 18 Euro
Event descriptionThis national middle distance orienteering event will take place 3 km up the hill from Engelberg in this amazing and unique alpin mountain scenery of well known Titlis skiing (winter) and hiking (summer) area on the altitude of 1800 m. The transport from Engelberg to the competition area, called Truebsee, will guaranteed by areal cable car. The view around this alpin scenery is marvelous. Engelberg is 35 km away from Lucerne (railroad and street from Lucerne to Engelberg). The next day on 1st September 2019 will be the Sprint Orienteering Swiss Championship in Stans, 20 km away from Engelberg. Numerous hotel accomodation opportunities in the region of Engelberg and Stans or Lucerne. Invitation on web will be available from Feb. 2019 on.
Terrain descriptionThis no tree competition area around the Truebsee lake (length 800 m) is technical very interesting with a lot of details of depressions, holes, dells and hills and knolls, few paths/ways.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.A lot of activities are offered: hiking, mountain biking, scooter bike downhills, devil bikes, kayaking, rowing and Titlis jump park on Truebsee. Go to: www.titlis.ch
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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