SOL 2 - Polmaise and Sauchie

Date Start Place OS Grid ref Type Organiser
3 Apr 2011 11 a.m. Polmaise and Sauchie, Stirling NS 773 908 SOL Janine Inman


Lost property (found)

  • A key on a yellow wrist band marked Central Scotland Police now in the hands of the club secretary.
  • 1 pair adult o shoes
  • 1/2 pair child o shoe i.e. 1!
  • 3 jackets, all child sized

Lost property (lost)

  • a left handed moscow thumb compass with black strap - suspected lost near to the entrance of the field.

Pls contact via the webform or email the organiser

Further Information

FVO is pleased to announce the details of SOL2...

Start Times

Start times are now online at Oentries


Limited entry available on the day subject to map availability at a £1 surcharge.

Polmaise and Sauchie

A variety of terrain including mature and runnable mixed forest, pockets of old mining detail, detailed rock features and an area with an extensive minor path network. A brand new map has been produced for the event. Maps will be pre- marked on waterproof paper.


A free string course will be available, and standard SOL courses, as outlined below.

Course Colour Classes Start
1 Black M21L Red
2 Brown M18L, M20L, M35L, M40L Red
3 Short Brown W21L, M21S, M45L, M50L Red
4 Blue M16, W18, W20, W35L, W40L, M55L, M60L, M35S, M40S White
5 Short Blue W45L, W50L, W21S, M65L, M45S, M50S White
6 Green W16, W55L, W60L, W35S, W40S, M70L, M60S, M55S White
7 Short Green W65, W70, W75, W80, W45S, W50S, W55S, W60S, M75, M80, M65S, M70S White
8 Light Green W14, M14 White
9 Orange W12, M12 White
10 Yellow W10, M10 White
11 White White
  • RED Start (North, from the top of the field) For Courses 1-3. 1.3km fairly flat apart from one 50m climb.

  • WHITE Start (South, from the bottom of the field). For courses 4-12. 2.1km fairly flat.

Courses close at 15:45.


  • Adults (except adults below): £10

  • Adults running White, Yellow or Orange: £5

  • Students and Juniors (except Juniors below): £5

  • Juniors running White, Yellow or Orange: £3

Enter online

Enter online at Oentries until 28th March

Limited entry available on the day subject to map availability at a £1 surcharge.

Parking and Assembly

Parking and Assembly are in a field.
Registration 1030-1230, Starts 1100-1300. There will be a £1 charge per car.

Due to the large number of entries PLEASE SHARE TRANSPORT. Single occupancy cars will be frowned upon.


Compass Point intend to be present at SOL2. There will also be the ScotJos cake stall and Callum White's hot drink's stall to raise money for the World Schools Champs.


Polmaise and Sauchie are on the west side of Stirling, NS773908.

From the north:

Leave the M9 at J10 and follow signs to Stirling city centre. After a number of roundabouts turn right on the inner ring road signposted to St Ninian's and Torbrex. Travel along the east side of Kings Park and turn right at the double roundabout along the south side of Kings Park. At the next roundabout go straight on towards Torbrex. After 800m take a right over the motorway, then follow signs to car park.

From the south:

Leave the M9 and J9 and take the A872 towards Stirling. After 2.5km take a left at the roundabout onto the B8051 and after 300m turn left. After 1km turn left over the motorway, then follow signs to car park.


Dogs are allowed but please keep them on a lead in the car park.


Organiser: Janine Inman
Planner: Steve Barrett
Controller: John Emeleus

General Information

Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. Whistles should be carried. In the event of bad weather, cagoules may be compulsory. Check the FVO website for the final details and any last minute updates, particularly in the case of severe weather.


On Saturday afternoon 2nd April, there is a Nopesport Urban League orienteering event at Erskine organised by Clyde; why not make a weekend of it?