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
Welcome to the 2017 event!
January 02, 2016
December 13, 2015
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
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
March 30, 2015
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!
September 23, 2014
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
May 12, 2014
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)