Welcome to the 2014 event!

April 01, 2014

From the Course Designer

This year has been the hardest for travel due to snow and general weather conditions once winter was upon us. As a result this has made it difficult and in particular, slow to get to areas of interest for possible control placement. The travel in the woods on snowshoes has been the slowest I personally have ever travelled  in identifying control locations due to the type of snow on the ground at the time we were in the woods. An … Continue reading 

March 07, 2014

A note from the field crew

Time is ‘March’ing on and the field crew is busy! Progress has been slower than usual, with warm temperatures and soft snow conditions this winter making travel slow.  However, conditions changed on March 1st; when the snow was hard enough we largely drove and walked on top of it instead of sinking to our knees in snowshoes.  However, only half of the course has been visited and designed… time is of the essence now! Pictures of our field experiences are … Continue reading 

January 29, 2014

2014 E2C preparations are underway!

Hi Folks!  As well as the usual organizational preparations, there has been lots of time spent in the woods recently visiting new terrain and mapping new features.  And we have definitely found some interesting items! Without giving too much information away, this year we hope to continue with the good features of last year’s course and avoid the gruelling treks across windfall from Hurricane Juan of 2003.  For a peek at our winter field activities, you can view pictures on … Continue reading 

January 01, 2014

2014 Entrants

As of April 18th, 105 teams and 287 participants are signed up for the 2014 E2C. Emergency Responders & SAR – registered teams 8hr Red Island – H.Pringle, J.Toner (PEI) CLARE SAR – J.Comeau, R.Dugas, N.Dugas, T.Deveau (NS) Pugwash Ground Search And Rescue – D.Demone, G.Nix (NS) Puddle Pirates – J.Barsalou, M.Drake, S.Lannon, D.Pallister, N.Osbourne (NS) The Deadly – K.Sylliboy, R.Teal (NS) 24hr Grumpy Old Men 2 – D.Flemming, G.Mullins (NS) Crash Gybe – S.Fraser, J.Bray (NB) Swamp Donkeys – … Continue reading 

December 31, 2013

Registration for 2014 is a go!

Registration for the 2014 event begins on January 1st! You can sign up online using the registration page – please email us with any problems. We look forward to seeing you in May!

September 06, 2013

Map & Compass workshops

Learn how to navigate with Map & Compass. 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 the woods and is a good course … Continue reading