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Weaselling proved popularLooking back at where everyone went, most of the activity bases look to have been fairly busy. 44 teams took advantage of the fact there was no activity base at point A and went there to claim a very easy 50 points. After that it was Base B - Forest Of Doom - that was the busiest with 37 teams completing the task within the six hours. Just 12 of you managed to tackle the Brainache puzzle at Base J which was the base with the fewest visitors.

As for the other control points, unsurprisingly every team clipped Control 18 as they set off. 30 of you went to control point 3 which must have been along the route most of you took. Control 10 must have been a bit out of the way though. Just five teams bothered with it in the middle of the woods.

The tables below tell you how many teams made it to each of the main activity bases as well as the other controls.

Main Activity Bases
Number of Visits
A Footpath Frenzy
(North edge of moor by footpath.)
B Forest Of Doom
(Track entrance into plantation.)
C Pump It Up
(Below most Easterly bridge.)
D Trackside Trial
(Track by plantation corner.)
E Bridge Of Doom
(River Bend.)
F Up And Away
(Rocky crag. Approach from below.)
G Tight Squeeze
(Hill Top South-East corner.)
H Blood, Sweat and Gears
(Track summit.)
J Brainache
(Sheep fold. North side.)
K Bombs Away
(Small ravine.)
L Gun Run
(Stone footbridge.)
M Mower Motors
(Track summit.)
N The Great Descent
(Tallest part of crag. Approach from top.)
P Tunnel Vision
(Under road bridge. North side.)

N.B. There was no base I or base O to avoid confusion with number 1 and letter D

Other Control Points
Number of Visits
1 Path junction. Up tree. 21
2 Fence post. 22
3 South of path junction. Up tree. 30
4 Fenced enclosure. 27
5 Fence corner. 22
6 Fence corner. 13
7 Forest corner. Up tree. 13
8 Small tree. Valley bottom. 17
9 Fence near road bend. 13
10 Fence corner. 5
11 Fence corner. Up tree. 15
12 Amongst boulders. South side of hill. 9
13 Rocky outcrop. 8
14 Boulders below outcrop. 24
15 Post. 7
16 Fence corner. 6
17 Bend in stream. 26
18 Gap in wall. 51


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