Silver-leafed Rogaine

Event Type:  Foot Rogaine
Length:  3 or 7 hour
Date:  Sunday 23rd July 2023
3 hour: 8:30 am to 11:30 am, map handout at 7:45 am
7 hour: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, map handout at 7:20 am
Location:  Forest Reserve and National Park in the Ravenshoe area
Team Size:  Teams of 2 to 5
Categories:  Mixed, Male and Female Teams
Age Classes:  Junior, Open, Veteran, Super Veteran plus Family and Novice categories
3 hour:  $20 Full, $15 Concession (full time students under 25), free Under 14s
7 hour:  $20 Full, $15 Concession (full time students under 25), free Under 14s
Organising team:  Chris White, Kym King, Michael Ridd


Rogaining NQ and the Queensland Rogaine Association invite you to an exciting foot rogaining event located just outside of Queensland’s highest town – Ravenshoe.

The event course area is greatly suited to hosting a rogaine, ranging from open flatter woodland between 800 and 900 m asl to Tall Open Forest with towering trees, scenic permanent watercourses including a little known and rugged gorge and boasting incredible hiking opportunities amongst interesting and diverse plants and wildlife, unique habitats and landforms and rich cultural heritage.

The course is designed to provide an enjoyable and achievable experience for novice and family teams while presenting the option of a physically and navigationally challenging adventure with tough route choices for experienced and well prepared rogainers.

Location: Forest Reserve and National Park in the Ravenshoe area (Hash House is 15 minutes from Ravenshoe, 60 minutes from Atherton or 2hr & 10 minutes from Cairns [Via Gillies, add 15 mins via Kuranda Range]). Directions to Hash House (Start) to be sent to teams in pre-event email. Participants travelling for the event may wish to consider local accommodation such as Tall Timbers Roadhouse (10 minutes drive to Start), the Ravenshoe Hotel (15 minutes drive to start) or local B&Bs.


Participants will require as mandatory equipment:

  • a whistle,
  • a compass and the knowledge to use it
  • a minimum of 1 litre water capacity (2 or 3 litres recommended),
  • nutrition for the duration of their event per person,
  • a basic first aid kit including 2 compression bandages and wound dressings as minimum per team,
    Participants are also recommended to carry or wear:
  • Cold weather gear such as a thermal, fleece and buff / beanie (highly recommended for 7 hour depending on
    forecast weather)
  • Clothing well suited to sunny daytime conditions and off trail hiking (gaiters, long sleeves etc)
  • A mobile phone (highly recommended) to contact event organisers in the event of a late return or assistance
    required (Note – Smart phones and other GPS enabled devices not to be used for navigational purposes).

Program / Schedule

EventRego / Gear & Navigation CheckMap Hand OutBriefingStartFinishPresentations


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