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May 12, 2014

2014 Maps

Maps from the 2014 E2C were as follows: 2014 DB Map 2014 Line-O Map 2014 Main Map Back Side 2014 Main Map Front Side 2014 Main Map Master (with extra points)

May 05, 2014

Lost and Found

Found: three pairs of sunglasses (three of the original six have been claimed); one blue walking pole; one pair of gloves. Email jenny@halifaxsar.ca to stake a claim. Still lost: one pair of Vibram shoes; one GoPro 3 camera; another walking pole (red). Please email Jenny if you’ve come across any of these or have them mixed in with your stuff!

April 20, 2014

2014 Participant Notes

This year’s 2014 Participant Notes are now available and can be accessed here. Please make sure that you and your team mates are familiar with the rules and regulations of the event before race day. Additional documents on the Line-O, Distance-Bearing and Grid Reference challenges can be found here: E2C 2014 8 digit Grid references E2C 2014 DB notes E2C 2014 Line O notes

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