STAG Dark Park 3 - Wed 15th Nov’17 - Springburn Park - No.593

Once again what a cracking turn out so thank-you so very much.

Thanks to John (planner) , Gerry (Reg etc) & Alastair for helping John & I bring in controls.
Here’s hoping the the missing young girl is found safe & well.

3 options - Short, Medium & Long - approximately 2k / Technically Easy ; 3.5k > 4k / Technically Medium ; 5k+ Technically as difficult as area allows.

Short 1.7k 20m climb ; Medium 3.3k 35m climb & Long 5.1k 50m climb.

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details of the pre-event information

Directions:

Parking within Stobhill Hospital’s Grounds.

Courses:

3 options - Short, Medium & Long - approximately 2k / Technically Easy ; 3.5k > 4k / Technically Medium ; 5k+ Technically as difficult as area allows.

Short 1.7k 20m climb ; Medium 3.3k 35m climb & Long 5.1k 50m climb.

Start times:

6:45pm > 7:15pm.

Entry Fees:

Seniors #5; Students #4 ; Juniors #3.

Contacts:

58terryobrien@gmail.com

Posted on 15th Nov 17 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G21
OS Grid Ref. NS612689  GoogleMap

Map of Springburn Park MapTerrain description

Permanent course repaired. Relaunch 2017.

The area was mapped in the mid 1980s as a STAG Junior Project and was included in the first Glasgow Parks Summer Series in 1989.
Another small park but with a variety of terrain it offers a good challenge.

The 10 controls will take about 30 minutes to walk round.

Park History:

Acquired in 1896.
Highest point is 351 feet above sea level.
Magnificient Rockery near Balgrayhill Rd. entrance.
Former Winter Gardens on site.
3 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Peace Garden dedicated to the late Lord Provost, Bob Innes.
Springburn Elderly Mens Club building.
Bowling greens and play area.

Location details: Springburn - Glasgow G21

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