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Apr 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: https://goo.gl/maps/GN5dm3U9d9v 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 

Dec 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 

Apr 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 

Mar 30, 2015

2015 event cancelled

In 2015, the huge volume of late-season snowfall forced the postponement of the E2C event. Twenty-four teams and 71 participants had registered for the E2C when the tough decision was made to cancel the event. However, our point placement teams had been unable to complete the majority of their work and we did not have enough time to guarantee a safe event. We thank everyone for their support and we hope to see you all again in 2016!

Sep 23, 2014

2014 Control Analysis

The E2C’s resident statistics guru, Peter Lewis, has put together this year’s Control Analysis for your enjoyment! You can find the document in pdf form here:  Control Analysis E2C 2014. If you have any questions, please contact the E2C team

Apr 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