Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club

WPOC offers this orienteering event for public attendance during Winter 2020.

Where Date Start Times Courses Cost
Laurel Ridge State Park, 
Rockwood, Warming Hut
 9 February From 10 am to 1 pm Short, Medium and Long Ski-O courses $6 per map

There is a trail fee for use of the ski area:  $10 for those 13 and older, $5 for those 12 and under.

To preregister for this event, click here    You can check show conditions with this  webcam

If you would like to find out more, go to our Web site   www.wpoc.org

Or call Jim Wolfe at 814 255-6606 or e-mail jlwolfe@atlanticbb.net 

Laurel Ridge Ski Area 

From Donegal, PA Turnpike exit 91:
Take Route 31 East and 711 South 2.5 miles.  Turn right onto 711 South and 381 South.  Go 9.6 miles to Normalville; there turn left onto 381 South.  Go for 0.2 miles; then turn left onto 653 East.  Follow 653 East for 5.7 miles to Laurel Ridge Ski Area.

From Connellsville:
Take Route 711 East for 8 miles to Normalville.  Then proceed as above onto 381 South.

From Somerset, PA Turnpike exit 110:
Take Route 601 South (Center Ave) to Routes 281 South and  31 West (Main Street).  Turn right onto Main St  and go until Route 281 South splits off to the left.  Continue on Route 281 South for 7.7 miles to New Centerville where 281 South merges with Route 653 West.  Follow 281 South and 653 West 2.9 miles to New Lexington.  There bear right onto 653 West and go 7.6 miles to the Laurel Ridge Ski Area.

From Route 219 east of Somerset:
Take the exit for Route 31 West or Route 281 South and follow them until they merge (on Main Street).  Then, follow the directions for Somerset above.

  Here is a Google maps link to the Ski Area entrance

The GPS  coordinates are 39.955182 N, 79.369949 W