This event is not a downhill race but a Mountain Bike Orienteering Challenge! It is an endurance event in a wilderness location designed to suit any age or ability. Teams of six will work together planning their routes before venturing into the roads, hills or mountains as either a whole team of 6 ot split into two groups of three ridders. Points are gained by reaching as many checkpoints as possible within the two hour period.
This event is a great opportunity to work as a team and demonstrate your leadership skills. Teams will learn and improve map reading and route planning skills and enhance their fitness levels.
You can be as competitive about this as you like. Some teams will bust a gut and go for glory, while others shall enjoy the challange and scenery!
Please note this event is on a SATURDAY and will take place at Scolty Hill in Banchory.