Kootenay Orienteering Club


We have a new website. 

Visit us at http://kootenayorienteering.com for all the last news on orienteering, trail running and adventure events in the Kootenay Region, of British Columbia.

Coming up: April 1st: Hoodoo 5K - Kimberley

December 28, 2011: Over 50 people from small children, families to top runners strapped on snowshoes for the 2nd annual Turkey Run-off, held December 27th, in Kimberley.  Check out our results page for details.

December 15, 2011: Probably the most fun you’ll have at an event this year: the 2nd Turkey Run-off Snowshoe Race, Dec. 27th, in Kimberley.  A chance to shed of few of those holiday dinners.   Details and registration.

October 19, 2011: Eager Hill Rogaine and Scatter Results are now available.

Exciting news!! September 10, 2011 The new Wildhorse Cycle Club, of Cranbrook, has teamed up with the Kootenay Orienteering Club to co-host The Eager Hill Scatter Race on October 16th (part of the Eager hill Run-off).  Entrants will now be able to choose between three courses; a foot orienteering; mountain bike orienteering or a combination of the two in the Duo Adventure Race.  Full details.

Eager Hill Fall Run-Off - October 15 & 16, 2011 near Cranbrook

Two events in two days.  Eager 4 Rogaine & Eager Hill Scatter O. Register solo or as a team.  These events are a great intro to orienteering and Adventure Racing yet challenging enough for those with years of experience.

Round the Mountain 2012: June 24th in Kimberley, BC.  This multi-discipline event was our largest event in 2011 with over 260 entrants.  Run, Bike or Trek the 20 km Round the Mountain trail in an exciting race to the finish.

March 8/11: Kimberley Bulletin coverage of the March 12th Ski Orienteering event in Kimberley.


The Kootenay Orienteering Club hosts orienteering and trail running events in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, in particular, in the Rossland, Cranbrook and Kimberley areas.

Orienteering 101



Turkey Run-Off Snowshoe Race coming up Dec. 27, 2012, in Kimberley