May 11, 2011

2011 Rabbit O: a mini ROGAINE*

* Rugged Outdoor Group Activity Involving Navigation and Endurance

Mark the date: Sunday, May 22nd
Schedule of events:
9:15am - map distribution (to plan rogaine courses - be there or think fast!)
9:50am - group photo spread (document survivors)
10am - ROGAINE mass start
10am - 1pm classic O starts (beginner and intermediate courses available)
2pm - ROGAINE closes; start the Wapiti-Spaghetti fest

Bill has scattered control points in the Owyhees surrounding Rabbit Creek Ranch. Participants will have four hours to find as many as possible.

More leisurely, beginner and intermediate classic orienteering courses will be available for those electing not to do the mini-ROGAINE.

Email Russ with questions: rp1020 AT

The event will be followed up by the first annual Wapiti-Spaghetti fest, courtesy of Bill Leahy and Brad Lowe. Salad, garlic bread, iced tea and dessert will be provided. BYOB. Be sure to bring your appetite, lawn chair, and a designated driver. See you there!

Meet Directors Russ and Bill Pilcher

Directions to Murphy:
From Boise take 184 west to Nampa, exit #35. Turn left and proceed to 3rd Street S. (Caldwell Blvd.). Turn left on 3rd Street S. (Caldwell Blvd.) and proceed to 12th Ave. Follow 12th Ave. south and it becomes Hwy 45 as it leaves Nampa city limits. Follow Hwy 45 across the Snake River. Soon after crossing the river, bear to the left and it becomes Hwy 78. Follow Hwy 78 to milepost 29.

From Murphy to Rabbit O:
While traveling south on Hwy 78, immediately after passing the Murphy city limits sign, turn to the right on old Hwy 45, continue straight and it becomes Rabbit Creek Road. Follow Rabbit Creek Road a little over 4 miles to J&S Road where there is a lone mailbox on the left. Turn left on J&S Road (notice the road sign) and follow this road for approximately 1 1/2 miles to the house and sign in area.

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