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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Quad MatchEpping Forest NorthWed 18 May, 2022

Near: Epping
Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race, Training



Thanks to everyone who made this possible such as Tim making the event possible, Rowan's planning, Ray's organisation, Helen's being taxi, a control placer/collector, and Stephen's downloading.

Pre Event Info

Location Info

  • Postcode: CM16 5HW *
  • Lat,Lng:
  • Grid Ref:

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.


The annual QUAD match between CHIG, CUOC, HAVOC and WAOC in Epping Forest.

Click here for flyer.

Pre-entry now open.

Click here for Registration form. Fill in and bring to the event.

Directions / Parking



By car:  

Parking is limited, therefore please share transport if possible.  

Parking charges: Parking fees are in operation, either by card or via RingGo app (which takes a handling fee) £2.50 for up to 2 hours, £4 for 4 hours.  Note car park closes for entry at 8.00 p.m. (you can exit at any time). 

From M25:      Leave the M25 at Junction 26, signed Epping (A121). After approx 1.5 miles take 2nd exit at roundabout, signed Theydon Bois (B172) and after approx 750m turn right into Forest car park.   

From M11:      Leave at Junction 7 signed Epping B1393. Travel through Epping town and past Shell garage.   Straight on, through traffic lights at end of town and for approx. 2 miles through forest to roundabout, next to another Shell garage. Take first exit signed Theydon Bois (B172) and after approx 750m turn right into Forest car park.

Public transport:        Theydon Bois Central Line station is approx. 2 miles distant. Footpath in village, thence forest track.   Ask for details if required.

Course Information

Courses on offer: 

Long 5.8km/90m climb (technical) 

Medium 3.8km/50m climb (technical) 

Short 1.8km/20m climb (easy) 

Entry Details

Free to all CHIG, CUOC, HAVOC and WAOC members. £2.00 for all others.

Registration and Start Times


Pre-entry appreciated, click here.

EOD Registration: 5.30 p.m. to 6.45 p.m.

Starts: 5.45 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Courses close: 8.15 p.m.

Terrain and map details

Epping Forest North, 1:10,000, as used for Mitre Dec 2021. 

Undulating deciduous woodland with a flat plateau. It provides both a physical and technical challenge.

EPS-SI on all courses. Dibber hire £1.00/ juniors free. SIAC not activated.


Toilet facilities not provided. We suggest using those at the Shell garages mentioned in the directions above. Please do not use the forest.

Contacts / Officials

Ray Curtis (CHIG):

Rowan Lee (WAOC):