Welcome to the 2015 event!

March 31, 2015

E2C 2015 CANCELLED :-(

Unfortunately due to the ongoing snow conditions we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year’s E2C event. The field crew have valiantly done their best, but with only four weeks until the event and at least 6 more weeks of course design/placement needed, we just can’t get everything mapped out in time. In fact we can’t even get in to the event area at the moment because of the snow! Refunds will be given to everyone … Continue reading 

April 10, 2015

Storm the Mountain – results!

The Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge was held on April 4th, 2015 at Wentworth – results can be found at the link below. There was rain a few days before the event which greatly improved the snow conditions and resulted in some fast course completion times! However, with everything that winter has thrown at NS over the past couple of months, it was an achievement to even hold the event. Participants finished with great Chili and most left with a … Continue reading 

April 05, 2015

The snowfall of winter 2015

Our resident meteorological guru, Peter Lewis, has prepared this report on the snowfall of winter 2015, the reason for postponement of this year’s E2C event. The Great Snows of February and March 2015 in Halifax and the Southern Maritimes A combination of well-below normal temperatures and a persistent storm track across the southern Maritimes produced a period of extreme snowfalls and snow depths in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Southern New Brunswick throughout the months of February and March … Continue reading 

February 26, 2015

Need a team mate for E2C 2015?

The following racer is looking to join a team: Anna Rea [8hr or 24hr (24hr preferred); Recreational; located in HRM]. Please email her if you need a team member!

February 05, 2015

Storm the Mountain – POSTPONED until April 4th

The Storm the Mountain Challenge has been postponed until April 4th. Pugwash GSAR hopes to see you all on the mountain on the new date. ———————————————- Have you ever been to the E2C and wished that someone would invent another version? Well our fellow Search and Rescue volunteers on the Pugwash team have answered your call! Pugwash GSAR are running their own adventure challenge in Wentworth, and we’re encouraging past and present E2C folks to sign up. You can expect … Continue reading 

January 26, 2015

Map & Compass workshops – WAIT LIST

Learn how to navigate with Map & Compass – just in time for the E2C! This course starts with a week-night evening of classroom learning, followed by a weekend day out in the woods with a focus on practical hands-on training. This course is a fundraiser for HRSAR, taught by experienced team members who will be volunteering their day to make your training a success.  It is an opportunity for us to teach the public how to navigate safely in … Continue reading