INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION CAMP MADRID
19 - 20 February
competition, estimated 1500 participants, at 30 min from hotel. WRE sprint, middle.
Categories to suit everyone. Also regional events in the area during spring
A total of
approximately 350 controls on 20-25 trainings in up-to-date maps, including the
legendary maps of Peguerinos.
Most of these maps
are unknown to foreign orienteers!
Sportident trainings once a week.
This year we have
about 10 more new forest and old city sprint maps.
Night trainings, perfect camps for 10-mila! We will also offer maps and
courses at 1:5000 to suit veterans. Courses offered for any level of
The altitude of
most of the maps are about 200 meters lower than many of the other maps from
further up north in Madrid,which means we are below the snow risk altitude
and we can welcome orienteers to Madrid already from January!
There have been about 20 new maps made over the last 3 years!
We offer 10 fantastic sprint
maps, so you can come on a specialized Sprint Camp if you wish.
In the village of
El Tiemblo cost 20 euros per session of 30 minutes.
GYM & SPA
Gym cost 5 euros
per session. GYM, JACCUZZI, SAUNA &
POOL in San Martin de Valdeiglesias (10km)
3-star or 4-star double –
triple rooms with A/C . Free WIFI. Half board. Meals to go. Cafetería. Meeting room.
Restaurant. Free parking, right
outside the hotel.
There are flights to Madrid from many airports in Scandinavia. Try www.skyscanner.com and Ryan Air
Standard model: Ford Focus Estate or similar, large space for luggage.
Our Camp Area
in Madrid It is located around San Martin de Valdeiglesias.
Distance to the Madrid International Airport Barajas: 100km.
With 4 teams in La Liga there is always a match every weekend. This
year: Rayo Vallecano, Getafe, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid. The matches
are very seldom sold out (unless Barcelona or Real Madrid being the visiting
Madrid is a city with 4 million habitants and offers “everything” for a
tourist. Also other places like the city of Ávila.
Kronlund, Sweden, was the first introducer of orienteering in Spain. He lived
here from 1962 until he passed away in 2007, 91 years old. The place in Spain
that he loved the most, he always said, was the Peguerinos forests; “They
remain me so much of Sweden”
His ashes are dispersed in the Peguerinos forests.