Delaware Valley Orienteering Association


Hogencamp Rockhouse Challenge

Two days of Classic Orienteering

October 2-3, 2004

Meet Site Lake Welch Beach in Harriman Park
Rockland County, NY
Directions From I-87 exit 15A, RT 17 north to Sloatsburg, NY
Take Seren Lakes Drive North into the park to Kanawauke Circle
Follow "O" signs
Topo Map
Driving Map
Event Headquarters American Budget Inn
Rt. 17 & 32
Harriman, NY, 10926
Terrain Classic Hudson Valley terrain
(Site of "93" World Champs)
Course Notes
Aug 23
October 2
Hogencamp Mountain map
1:10000, 5 meter contour interval. This map is the southern portion of the 1:15000 Surebridge Mountain map, used for the 1993 World Orienteering Championships.
   Courses    Length(km)  Climb(m)   Num Controls
   White        3.35         95         14
   Yellow       3.4          65         11		
   Orange       4.2         120         10
   Brown        3.75        105         10
   Green X      5.3         200         13
   Green Y      4.55        170         13
   Red          6.95        300         13
   Blue        10.3         470         15
The areas used for the courses are rich in contour and rocky detail. Blueberry bushes and ferns have become lush in areas of the map but are largely avoided for this event.

The white course is unavoidably long but all precautions will be taken to assure safety for orienteers on this course.

October 3
Rockhouse Mountain map
1:15000, 5 meter contour interval also used for the 1993 World Orienteering Championships
NOTE: 1:10000, 5 meter contour intervals will be used for Brown and Green

   Courses    Length(km)  Climb(m)   Num Controls
   White         2.9         35          6
   Yellow        3.5         55         12		
   Orange        4.6        155         13
   Brown         4.0        160         11		
   Green X       5.35       215         11
   Green Y       4.45       185         11
   Red           7.1        250         13
   Blue         10.3        330         15
The areas used for courses are rich in contour and rocky detail.
Event Director Mark Cornish
Course Setter Karl Ahlswede
Course Vetters Sandy Fillebrown
John Campbell
Course Consultant Eric Weyman
Registrar Kent Shaw
Courses All standard USOF courses will be offered
Recreational courses (WY) will be offered both days
Entry Fee, 19 and older$22/day
Entry Fee, Under 19$15/day
USOF/COF/IOF$3/day discount
Late Fee(post mark after Sept. 14)$5/day, $10 both days
Preview maps available$5 per copy
E-punch rentals$2 per day
Lodging American Budget Inns, Harriman, NY 1-800-836-3860
Hariman Motor Inn, Hariman, NY (845) 928-2266
Marriott Courtyard, Mahwah, NJ (201) 529-5200
Baby sitting Baby sitting will be avaliable during competition
Please request start times to coordinate family schedule
Registration Please use the web registration if possible. Links for the online registration will be posted during the summer of 2004. Registration is not final until payment is received. Otherwise use a standard USOF entry form and mail to registrar.

On-line registration is open! DVOA will be accepting credit cards for payment of event fees. There is a $1.00 per competition day additional fee to cover processing costs. We're using PayPal to process credit cards. More details on how to use this service are presented when you get to the end of the registration process.

  View registered orienteer's list
Waivers Signed waivers are required for all participants. If you pay by check you can send the waiver with your payment. If you pay by check you will have to complete and sign the waiver when you pick up your registration packet. If you wish to complete the waiver before time, blank waiver forms are available for download here. To save time at registration you can download it, complete and sign it and bring it with you to registration. Blank waivers will be available at registration.
Other Resources NY State Parks web site
Harriman State Park photos
More Harriman photos