Thanks for taking part in the 2016 event!

January 02, 2016

2016 Results

On May 7th & 8th, 362 participants took part in the 2016 E2C. Emergency Responders/Search and Rescue 8hr 1st – Red Island – H.Pringle, J.Toner (PEI) 700 points (16 controls) 2nd – Pugwash Puddle Jumpers – D.Demone, G.Nix, J.Kouwenberg, L.Van Thielen, T.Casey (NS) 620 points (13 controls) 3rd – Compass Roses – A.Tizzard, M.Douglas (NS) 520 points (12 controls) 4th – Just Two – R.Peters, B.Peters (PEI) 490 points (12 controls) 5th – Rogue Bears – J.Cooper, L.Eisenhauer (NS) 420 … Continue reading 

May 17, 2016

2016 Maps

Maps from the 2016 E2C were as follows: 2016 Competition Map 2016 Competition Map Back

April 22, 2016

E2C 2016 – registration location

For 2016, race-day registration will be held at the Goffs Volunteer fire Department, 2040 Old Guysborough Rd. A map of the location can be found here: Take Exit #5A off Hwy102 (Aerotech Business Park) Follow Aerotech Drive for 1km Turn LEFT onto Pratt & Whitney Drive and continue for 250m Turn RIGHT onto Old Guysborough Road/Hwy 212 Continue down Old Guysborough Road for 5.8km, following along the side of the airport The Fire Hall will be on your LEFT, immediately after the junction with Oldham Road and opposite the Airlane golf club. *IMPORTANT NOTE* … Continue reading 

March 05, 2016

The Mountain Bike challenge is back!

Some years ago, the E2C offered a Mountain Bike option as part of the event weekend, for participants who wanted to add an extra dimension to the challenge. We’ve been considering the logistics of bringing this option back over the past couple of years, and we’re happy to say that 2016 is the year to make it happen! Bike teams will have the same map and competition course as teams on foot; the bike challenge will start at 10am along … Continue reading 

December 13, 2015

Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016!

PUGWASH GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE and the ORIENTEERING ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA present the second STORM the MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE CHALLENGE (Feb 6th, 2016) If you are looking for an extreme winter adventure that will challenge your endurance and navigation skills, then Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue (PGSAR) and the Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia (OANS) invite you to participate in the second Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge (SMAC). SMAC will take place on February 6, 2016 (poor weather date February … 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